Italian Government (MAECI) Scholarship 2024-25 (Apply Now)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAECI) is pleased to announce that the applications are open to apply for the Italian Government (MAECI) Scholarship 2024-25. The MAECI Scholarship is for foreign students and Italian citizens living abroad. The scholarship is for students to pursue Master’s and PhD Degree programs at Italian Public Universities. Through this Scholarship, the Italian Government aims to promote the Italian language and culture. The scholarship is open to citizens from 139 countries. Many more countries have been added to the list this year.

The scholarship will be awarded for 9 months. This scholarship aims to financially support those students who are unable to afford the expenses. The scholarship includes a monthly allowance, Tuition fee coverage, and health insurance coverage. Scholarships are offered for four different study schemes: Master’s Degree, Courses of Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM), Ph.D. program, and Research under academic supervision. All the applicants must be submitted online through the “Study in Italy” website. More details about the scholarship requirements and the application process are given below.

Details About Italian Government (MAECI) Scholarship 2024-25

  • Host Country: Italy
  • Scholarship Name: MAECI (Study in Italy) by Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Degree Level: Master’s or PhD Scholarships
  • Deadline: 14th June 2024

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Financial Coverage

The MAECI Scholarship will cover:

  • Exemption from Payment of enrollment and tuition fees.
  • Health and Medical/Accident insurance contracted by MAECI.
  • A total of 9000 euros will be granted to students, distributed in 3 installments.
    • The first installment of 4500 euros.
    • The second installment of 2500 Euro.
    • The third and final installment of 2000 Euro.

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How does this MAECI Scholarship work?

  • If you are looking to get admission and apply to any Italian University. But you don’t have enough resources to Cover or Fund your studies.
  • So, this MAECI Scholarship will Cover your expenses, if you are selected for this.
  • Most Italian Public Universities support the MAECI Scholarship Program.
  • When you apply for any Italian University, select MAECI Scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants applying for a master’s degree program must have completed a bachelor’s degree.
  • Age 28 years old or younger at the time of application for the Master’s degree program
  • If you are applying for a PhD Programme, must not be over the age of 30 years at the time of application.
  • Applicant must be able to prove his/her English language proficiency from IELTS or any other Language certificate such as English Proficiency language proof.

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List of Eligible Countries for MAECI Scholarship 2024-25

See a List of Eligible countries. The list contains 139 countries.

How to Apply for the Italian Government MAECI Scholarship?

  • Applicants must apply online through the “Study in Italy” website. You don’t need to take admission first into the university.
  • The application process for the MAECI scholarship and university admission are separate.
  • For the MAECI Scholarship: You’ll apply through the online platform designated by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • University Admission: Once you’ve been selected for the MAECI scholarship you’ll then need to secure admission to your chosen program at an Italian public university.

Also Check: University of Edinburgh Online Masters Scholarships 2024-25

In Which Italian University MAECI Scholarship Available?

The MAECI scholarship is designed for study at Italian higher education institutes, both public and legally recognized. All public universities in Italy accept MAECI scholarships. The link to the official website is given below.


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