Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Scholarships in Italy 2016/2017
The Italian Government is offering scholarships, carrying an allowance of €850/month each, for the following type of courses: Undergraduate University courses(renewals only), Postgraduate University courses, Master’s Degree courses(Levels I or II), Ph.D. Courses, Specialisation Schools, Research under academic supervision, Courses of Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance(AFAM), Advanced Courses on Italian language and Culture Courses for teachers of Italian as second language. These scholarships are to be availed of during the academic year 2016/17. Detailed information can be found at the following link.
Before filling the application form students should contact the Italian Cultural Institute in Valletta for details and information about this offer.
Applications are to be filled directly on online.
The applications must be received online by Friday 15 April 2016. Moreover, one has to send all necessary documentation requested as hard copy to the Italian Cultural Institute (Attn Dr. Salvatore Schirmo). It is being underlined that only applications through this system will be considered.
The applicants’ age should not exceed 35 years.
A copy of the application is also to be sent to the Scholarship Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This can be either posted, faxed, sent by email or one can use the Scholarships website of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Successful candidates may be required to enter into a contract to serve the Government or the Private Sector of Malta upon completion of the scholarship.
Applications from Government and Parastatal employees and from the Private Sector will not be considered unless recommended by their Head of Department/Employer respectively.
The Board’s decision will be final.