May 1, 2015

Italy: University of Pavia International Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries

Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge

Course(s) Offered: Selected fields
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: University of Pavia
Country to Study in: Italy

Scholarship Description
The University of Pavia (UNIPV) in Italy is offering the Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge scholarship awards to students from Developing Countries in order to promote international cooperation with these Developing Countries.

The Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge award is intended to provide scholarships to students from Developing Countries, who wish to study one year at the University of Pavia, and to UNIPV students who would like to spend some months in a Developing Country for studying, researching and/or training.

The scholarships will be granted as monthly instalments to study at the University of Pavia.

Eligibility
The following apply:
Eligible groups
Citizens of Developing countries and Low-income countries.

Participating Institution(s)
University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Or, The Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia (IUSS), Italy

Field(s) of study
Selected Masters degree programs, as listed below, offered at University of Pavia. Applicants may select only a course degree taught in English, selected among the following ones offered by the University:
  • World Politics and International Relations;
  • Electronics Engineering;
  • Computer Engineering;
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics;
  • Master in International Business and Economics;
  • International Master Program in Cooperation and Development
Please see official website for current list

Number of awards
Six (6) scholarships will be granted for this session

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship is intended to cover only two semesters (one Academic year) and, so far, it may not be extended.

If you are selected for a course which lasts more than one year (a Master usually lasts two years), possibly, you might have to pay the expenses for the following years with your own resources. However, if you complete successfully the first year of your Master Degree you can apply again for a scholarship offered through the Fund for Cooperation and Knowledge scholarship award and there are very good chances to get it.

Scholarship benefits
UNIPV offers scholarships of €8000 Euros each during the academic year 2015-2016. Each scholarship will cover also the expenses for the Visa and for the travel to Italy and back (economy class).

Method of Application
Interested candidates must submit an application (available on the official website of UNIVP). To be considered for the scholarship, you must be admitted to a Masters Degree Programme at University of Pavia. Interested candidates must submit the scholarship application form together with supporting documents ONLY by e-mail (just one PDF file by email) by 12.00 pm of the deadline -- see below. (Note that the maximum size of the PDF file is 5MB; the name of the PDF file must report exactly the surname, then a dot, then the name of the applicant, e.g: surname.name.pdf).

It is important to read the 2015-2016 Call for Applications and visit the official website (link to it is below) to access the application form and for complete information on how to apply for this fund scholarship.

DEADLINES:
Applications must arrive only by e-mail by 12.00 o’clock p.m. (Italian time) of the 15th June 2015 and must be sent to the following email address: fund.cooperation@unipv.it

PLEASE NOTE:
Interested applicants should read carefully the information contained on the official web page, in the call for applications, in the application form, and in the FAQ section at the bottom of the official web page. You may access all these on the official web page (link to it is below).

The University and its students decided to create the ‘Fund for Cooperation & Knowledge – in and out of Pavia’. The Fund is financed thanks to the contribution both of the students (2 Euros each) and of the University itself.

Application Deadline: 15 June 2015
Open to International Students: Yes

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