University of Turin Scholarship for Master’s Degree Program

University of Turin Scholarship
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University of Turin Scholarship Overview

The University of Turin funds 15 two-year of University of Turin Scholarship in order to support deserving students for enrollment, accommodation and living costs. Scholarships are awarded to international students enrolling for a.y. 2020-21 on the first year of a postgraduate degree program offered by the University of Turin.

The value of University of Turin Scholarship is amounting to 9,000 euros per year, gross of all charges for the beneficiary’s account.

The 15 two-year scholarships will be assigned as follows:

a. 3 scholarships reserved for international students with Mexican citizenship
b. 3 scholarships reserved for international students with Japanese citizenship
c. 4 scholarships reserved for international students from Algeria, Cameroon, Gabon; Mali, Morocco, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia
d. 5 scholarships reserved for international students with any other citizenship different from those listed above.

In the event scholarships indicated in sections a, b, c are not awarded, they will be assigned in addition to those reserved for international students mentioned in section d.

To be considered an international student eligible to apply for this call, you must:

  1. Hold a valid qualification providing access to a postgraduate degree program obtained outside of the Italian education system;
  2. Not have Italian citizenship;
  3. Not reside in Italy.

Such scholarship cannot be accumulated with study grants issued under international program (e.g. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree of the Erasmus Plus program), study grants issued by the Italian Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ministry (MAECI) and study grants issued by EDISU Piemonte, Regional Agency for the Right to Education of Piedmont.

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The scholarship will be paid in four installments (two installments for year), on the basis of the following criteria and schedule.

I. FIRST YEAR

First Installment

Amount: € 5000 (gross of all charges for the beneficiary’s account)
Payment: December 2020 (only if winners are regularly enrolled by November 15th, 2020)

Second Installment

Amount: € 4000  (gross of all charges for the beneficiary’s account)
Payment: July 2021 (if the assignee achieved at least the 50% of the ECTS credits required by the degree program within June 30th, 2020) or November, 2021 (if the assignee achieved at least the 50% of the ECTS credits required by the degree program within October 31st, 2020

II. SECOND YEAR

First Installment

Amount: € 4.500 (gross of all charges for the beneficiary’s account)
Payment: October 31st, 2021 or March 31st 2022

Second Installment

Amount: € 4.500 (gross of all charges for the beneficiary’s account)
Payment: April 30th, 2022 or September 30th, 2022

Eligibility Criteria

To submit your application for University of Turin Scholarship, you need to meet the following requirements:

  1. Hold valid qualifications giving access to the chosen Master’s degree program by November 15th 2020, provided by an institution outside of the Italian education system
  2. Fulfill access requirements for your chosen postgraduate degree program at the time of enrollment (check the admission requirements of your degree program on apply.unito.it)
  3. You have never been enrolled in any first, second or one-long-cycle degree program at the University of Turin
  4. You are 29 years old or younger and you are not an Italian Citizen and are not residing in Italy
  5. Hold the GRE General Test certificate, which must have been obtained not earlier than 5 years before this Call deadline and successfully passed in all three sections with the following minimum scores:
  • Verbal Reasoning: 140/170
  • Quantitative Reasoning: 140/170
  • Analytical Writing: 3.5/6.
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Not eligible applicants are:

  1. Students enrolling in any academic year beyond the first
  2. Students changing programs within those offered by the University of Turin
  3. Students transferring from another university
  4. Students applying for academic transfer of credits

In order to be admitted and enroll in the chosen program, non-EU students residing abroad must respect VISA procedures and deadlines concerning the access of foreign students to Italian university courses set in the Regulations issued by the competent Italian Ministry.

How to Apply for University of Turin Scholarship

Applications shall be submitted within Thursday April 30th, 2020, exclusively through the online procedure.

Anyone wishing to submit an application shall:

  1. Sign in to: apply.unito.it
  2. Select a program and submit your application
  3. Use your applicant code to fill in the scholarship form on ‘Call for 15 two-year scholarships – a.y. 2020-2021: https://en.unito.it/studying-unito/scholarshipsinternational-students

Applications received after the deadline or applications received through other means or incomplete of all required documents will not be eligible. Students who did not complete/submit the application form on apply.unito.it cannot apply for the scholarship.

Documents required in the scholarship form:

  1. Copy of the “score report” of GRE General Test. Students must have obtained GRE not earlier than 5 years before the Call deadline and have successfully passed all three test sections with the required minimum scores.

All other documents stating your qualifications will be required during the application procedure on apply.unito.it. Complete and original documentation shall be delivered upon matriculation.

Applications will be evaluated on the basis of the GRE General Test results (all sections included). Different weightings can be given to the different sections of the tests according to the subject area of the candidates’ chosen degree program.

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In order to apply for scholarships, students must have successfully passed all test sections with the following minimum scores:

  • Verbal Reasoning: 140/170
  • Quantitative Reasoning: 140/170
  • Analytical Writing: 3.5/6.

In the event of equal score, preference will be given to the youngest candidate. The four ranking lists will be published by the end of May on the University portal: en.unito.it – Studying at Unito – Scholarships for international students.

Each winner will be notified of the award of the scholarships via e-mail. In order to accept the scholarship assignees shall:

  1. Send an e-mail to internationalstudents@unito.it within 10 days from the award of the scholarship. Failure to comply will result in exclusion from the competition.
  2. Confirm that they do not fall within any of the conditions of incompatibility laid down in article 2 of this Call.

Applicants may withdraw by sending an e-mail to internationalstudents@unito.it. In case of withdrawals received by October 31st 2020, scholarships will be allocated to the next suitable candidates in the ranking list.

Closing Date

Deadline for application of University of Turin Scholarship: Thursday April 30th, 2020

Contact Person

Vicolo Benevello, 2, 10124 Torino TO, Italy
International Students Desk – Mobility and International Didactics Office
Tel: +39 011 6704452
E-mail: internationalstudents@unito.it

Link to Official Website

https://en.unito.it

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