Women Awards for International Students at Bocconi University in Italy 2021

Bocconi University in Italy accepts applications for the Women Awards for international students in the 2021/22 academic year.

Bocconi University strives to advocate for an inclusive, diverse, and accepting community also from the point of view of the percentage of female students.For this reason, starting from AY 2020-2021, Bocconi University is introducing a special type of Bocconi Graduate Merit Award. These are called “Women Awards”, designed to award exceptional and talented female students who are interested in pursuing their studies in the economic and financial field, traditionally led by men.“Women Awards” aim to redistribute diversity within the Bocconi student body, recognizing academic achievement and the potential of female students interested in continuing their higher education in the area of economics and finance.

Worth of Award

  • The Merit Award includes a full tuition waiver, worth approximately € 13,500 per year.


To assign Women Awards, the Scholarship Committee will assess the best profiles in terms of an academic career and work/study experiences abroad of female students of any citizenship who have applied for admission to the Msc Finance in Bocconi for AY 2021-2022.

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How to Apply

  • A separate application will not be required. The Bocconi Merit Award evaluation will primarily be based on the candidate’s academic achievement.
  • In addition to academic achievement, the complete dossier provided to the Admissions office will be evaluated.
  • The Selection of awardees will be carried out by a Committee, nominated by the Rector, including the Dean of the Graduate School and the Dean for International Affairs, whose decisions about numbers, amounts and recipients is final and unquestionable.
  • The number of awards to applicants will not be equally divided amongst the different rounds.
  • The majority of awards will be allocated – for each category of students (International, Italian, and Bocconi candidates) – in the first relevant rounds: the final percentage of awarding for each round is at the discretion of the Committee.
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Deadline: Application for Early session closes May 27, 2021.


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