University of Bologna Study Grants for International Students

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Are you ready to begin your academic adventure abroad? Here's an amazing opportunity for international students who wish to study in Italy on a scholarship. Applications for the University of Bologna Study Grants are currently open for the 2022-2023 academic year. International students can enroll in an undergraduate or master’s degree program and get support for their academic studies at the university.

However, the University of Bologna Study Grants is offered for undergraduate and master's studies. Moreover, to encourage international students to enroll in its degree programs, the University of Bologna will fund 15 scholarships worth € 11.059 each (Unibo Action 2) and several more full exemptions from tuition fees for a total amount of € 80,000 (Unibo Action 1).

Continue reading to learn more about this scholarship. In this article, we will explain in detail everything you need to know about the University of Bologna Study Grants. The Scholarship benefits, eligibility criteria, how to apply, and more.

About the University of Bologna Study Grants

The University of Bologna offers to deserving international students who wish to register for First Cycle, Second Cycle, or Single Cycle Degree Programs at the University of Bologna for the academic year 2022/23. The recipients will receive a study grants of €11,000 gross (Unibo Action 2) and tuition fee waivers (Unibo Action 1).

Moreover, the University of Bologna is a research university in Bologna, Italy. Founded in 1088 by an organized guild of students (hence studiorum). It is the oldest university in continuous operation in the world, and the first university in the sense of a higher-learning and degree-awarding institute, as the word Universitas was coined at its foundation.

Its community of more than 85,000 students makes the Alma Mater one of Italy’s largest universities, ranking first in Italy in terms of the number of its students in exchange programs abroad and within the top 5 universities in Europe in terms of the number of exchange students. Furthermore, the University of Bologna belongs to the top 200 universities in the world and the top 100 universities in Europe. Moreover, the University of Bologna is among the top 5 Italian universities in major international rankings (Shanghai, Times Higher Education, GreenMetric).

Overview of the Scholarship

Furthermore, here's an overview of the University of Bologna Study Grants

Scholarship Sponsor(s):

University of Bologna, Italy.

Host Institution(s):

University of Bologna, Italy.

Scholarship Type:

Tuition Waivers/Study Grants

Study Level:

Bachelors and Masters Degree

Field(s) of Study:

First, Single, and Second Cycle Degree Programs that are offered at the University.

Scholarship Value:

€11.059 per year or tuition fee exemptions. See the scholarship benefits section below for more details

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Eligible Nationalities:

International students whose qualifications were obtained in an institution outside of the Italian education system, regardless of citizenship

Deadline:

31 Mar/30 April 2022 (annual)

Scholarship Benefits

Moreover, the scholarship recipients will receive the following inclusions:

  • For First Cycle and Single Cycle degree programs: 3 study grants worth € 11.059 each (Unibo Action 2) and full tuition fee waivers for a total amount of €20,000 (Unibo Action 1) – to be confirmed in the next call of applications
  • For Second Cycle degree programs: 15 study grants worth €11.059 each (Unibo Action 2) and full tuition fee waivers for a total amount of €80.000 (Unibo Action 1)

Moreover, each Unibo Action 2 study grant is awarded for one academic year only and amounts to a total of €11.059, gross of all charges for the beneficiary’s account.

Each Unibo Action 1 full tuition waiver is awarded for one academic year only. Students who are awarded the waivers must pay €157.04 in regional taxes, the duty stamp, and insurance premium (amount subject to change).

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship program. However, application is open exclusively to candidates who:

  • possess qualifications for admission to the chosen First, Single, or Second Cycle degree program issued by an institution outside of the Italian education system or in an Italian institute outside Italy, after at least two years of attendance. If the qualification for admission is a one-year title, the prior qualification will be considered too. Qualifications issued by institutions of the Republic of San Marino do not satisfy this condition. The applicant’s citizenship is not considered;
  • Also, candidates must meet the admission requirements for the chosen degree program or will meet such requirements at the time of registration;
  • are not current students at the University of Bologna for First, Single, or Second Cycle degree programs. Important! Those whose student career (First, Single, or Second Cycle degree program) ended within A.Y. 2020-21 for any reason are not considered students. Withdrawals from studies must have been completed before the publication of this call;
  • have not already benefited from the Unibo Action 2 study grant or from the Unibo Action 1 waiver;

How to Apply for the University of Bologna Study Grants

Furthermore, you can follow the step-by-step guide below to apply for this scholarship:

  1. Log on to studenti.unibo.it, go to the “Register” section and register;
  2. Fill in all the required fields. Foreign students who do not have an Italian tax code number must go to the “International students registration” section and follow the instructions to create an Unibo username and password.
  3. After the first access, the PUK code must be replaced by a personal password.
  4. Log in to studenti.unibo.it, enter your Unibo username and password, then click on “Calls”;
  5. Select the scholarships type (Master or undergraduate).
  6. Enter all the required details.
  7. Download all required documents in PDF format.

Supporting Documents:

  • A copy of their valid passport. EU citizens can attach a copy of their identity document;
  • A copy of their unofficial GRE, SAT, or TOLC score report;
  • A certificate confirming the qualification required for admission to the chosen study program, as well as the transcripts with the exams passed and the related grades;

Note: All documents presented by applicants must be in English, Italian, French, or Spanish.

Bottom Line

Applications must be submitted by 31 March 2022 (Second Cycle Programs) or the end of April 2022 (First or Single Cycle Programs), exclusively through Studenti Online, as explained in the call for applications.

You can also check out other scholarship opportunities by clicking here.

However, it is important to read the 2022/23 Call for Applications (GRE) or 2022/23 Call for Applications (SAT) and visit the official website using the link below to access the online application system and for more detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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