The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) in Italy invites applications for the Grants for Foreign Citizens and Italian Citizens living Abroad for 2018/2019 academic session. 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)* for the academic year 2018-2019 in order to foster international cultural, scientific and technological cooperation, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (According to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).

Grants are offered to pursue study, training, and/or research programs at Italian Higher Education Institutes, both public and legally recognised. The list of eligible foreign countries can be found here.

Worth of Award
Grantees will receive a 900 Euros monthly allowance on a quarterly basis, which will be paid on their Italian bank account.

Eligibility
Applicants who will meet the following requirements by the deadline of this call (April 30th, 2018) may apply for a grant

  • Applications must only be submitted by foreign students not residing in Italy and by Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)* holding an appropriate academic qualification required to enroll to the Italian University/Institute. https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/Recognition-of-qualification.
  • Applicants for Master’s Degree/Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM) Programmes/ Italian Language and Culture Courses should not be over 28 years old by the deadline of this call, with the sole exception of renewals.
  • Applicants for PhD Programmes should not be over 30 years old by the deadline of this call, with the sole exception of renewals.
  • Applicants for Research Projects under academic supervision should not be over 40 years old by the deadline of this call.

How to Apply

  • Applicants must complete and submit the online application form available upon registration at the following link: studyinitaly.esteri.it
  • Applications must be submitted by 2 pm (Central European Time) April 30th, 2018.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Deadline: applications close April 30th, 2018

Click here for more details and to apply

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