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Italian Government Scholarship 2018-2019 – Official Notification

Italian Government Scholarship 2018-2019 official notification for three (3), six (6) or nine (9) months duration. Biology candidates are eligible to apply for Italian Government Scholarship 2018-2019. Italian Government Scholarship 2018-2019 notification for indian nationals, with interest in Master’s Degree programme, Ph.D. Program and Research under academic supervision as per the details given below:

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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
(Department of Higher Education)

Last date of online application: 30.04.2018 by 2 pm (Central European Time)

Online applications are invited from Indian nationals for 2018-19 Italian Government
Scholarships three (3), six (6) or nine (9) months duration. The detailed information about the scholarships is annexed and also available on Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), Government of Italy website https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/call-forprocedure.

Applicants are required to apply online both on the Ministry of Human Resource
Development portal http://proposal.sakshat.ac.in/scholarship/ and also on the website of
MAECI (Government of Italy) https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/registrazione . The last date for
submission of online application is 30.04.2018 by 2 pm (Central European Time).

Note: The candidates who do not apply at both the websites, would not be considered for the scholarship.

The followings are the subject fields:

  • (for 6 or 9 months duration)
    i) Biology, ii) Architecture, iii) Physics, iv) Mathematics, v) Electrical Engineering, vi)
    Environmental Engineering, vii) Nanotechnologies and viii) Chemistry
  • (for 3 months duration)
    i) Italian Language and Cultural Course
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The course-wise eligibility conditions are as follows:

Academic qualifications and age : Applicant must hold an appropriate academic
qualification required to enroll to the Italian University/Institute. The details may be found at https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/Recognition-of-qualification.

i) Master’s Degree : Admission to the first year of a Master’s Degree course in Italy
requires the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in the applicants’ country of origin; admission to the second year is granted to applicants upon evidence to be on track with their first year studies. The age of the applicant should not be over 28 years as on 30.04.2018.

ii) Ph.D. Program : To be admitted to a PhD in Italy, applicants need to meet the entry
requirements and academic qualifications established by the University; they are also required to provide a letter of acceptance on behalf of the relevant Italian University. The age of the applicant should not be over 30 years as on 30.04.2018.

iii) Research under academic supervision : Applicants must submit a research project and the letter of admission on behalf of the host University/Institute; they are also required to provide the name and contacts (e-mail address) of their supervisors. The age of the applicant should not be over 40 years as on 30.04.2018.

iv) Italian Language and Culture Courses : Applicants must provide a certificate of their proficiency in Italian language. The minimum level required is A2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Eligibility :

Applicants who will meet the following requirements by the deadline of this call (April 30th, 2018) may apply for a grant.

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Scheme for Young Scientists and Technologists (SYST) 2019

Academic Qualifications:

Applications must only be submitted by foreign students not residing in Italy and by Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)* holding an appropriate academic qualification required to enroll to the Italian University/Institute. https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/Recognition-of-qualification

Other Conditions:

  • Candidates who have already been abroad for study/training/specialization either on
    scholarship or on their own for a period exceeding six months are eligible to apply only if
    they have been in India for at least two consecutive years after returning from abroad as on 30.04.2018.
  • Applications of candidates who are abroad will not be considered.

The selected candidate would be provided a stipend of 900 Euro per month by the
Government of Italy. Please refer to the annexure for details regarding enrolment and tuition fee, university/institution etc. The travelling expenses is to be borne by the scholar himself/herself.

Nomination and final selection:

  • Only shortlisted candidates would be called for interview and the Selection Committee
    consisting of experts will interview the candidates. Nominations would be made purely on merit. The nominations will be sent to Embassy of Italy for the final selection.
  • Nomination of a candidate by the Government of India does not, in any way, guarantee final selection or placement. The Government of Italy will make its own selection from the list of recommended candidates.

Important Notes for the Applicants:

  1. Candidates who do not possess the essential eligibility criteria need not apply.
  2. Canvassing in any form will lead to disqualification
  3. Employed candidates must obtain ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer. In case of Government servant, cadre clearance is a must.
  4. The applicant in employment (to which he/she wishes to return) should have an assurance from his/her employer that he/she will be granted sufficient leave during the scholarship period.
  5. All announcements will be available on the Ministry of Human Resource Development website i.e. www.mhrd.gov.in/scholarships.
  6. The shortlisted candidates will be informed through the mail and public notice on the MHRD website. THE DECISION OF THE SELECTION COMMITTEE SHALL BE FINAL. No
    correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
  7. For applying at Ministry of Human Resource Development portal
    http://proposal.sakshat.ac.in/scholarship , candidates are required to upload documents. It must be ensured that the size of a single document does not exceed 530 kb.
  8. No TA/DA would be provided for attending the interview.
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Submission of Applications:

Applicants must complete and submit the online application form available upon registration at the following link:


Click here to access the registration formhttps://studyinitaly.esteri.it/registrazione

Applications must be submitted by 2 pm (Central European Time) April 30th, 2018.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

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