Programme outline

The Italian Government Awards scholarship is offered for research/study projects that will be carried out in Italy for the 2016/17 academic year. Applications are open to foreign citizens and Italian citizens residents living abroad who want to pursue a study/research project at higher education Institutions within the Italian State Education and Research system. The scholarship duration can vary depending on the course chosen.

Degree level

Research/study projects at various degree levels. Detailed information around scholarship offer can be found on website Italian Cultural Institute website:


Application deadline is 10 May 2017.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • - Applicants must be between 18-36 years old
  • - Available to study in Italy for the duration of the program
  • - All students must meet the minimum academic requirements for entry into a similar programme at a South African university

Application Information

All interested candidates are requested to read the application guidelines on the Italian Institute of Culture website on For general information on the Italian Institute of Culture, you can also visit the website on

Fields of study

For a full list of the fields of study offered please visit

Application process

For more information, please visit Italian Institute of Culture website

What the scholarship covers

  • - Course fees
  • - Return flight ticket
  • - Accommodation
  • - Meal vouchers


Viale Pola 12, 00198 Roma, Rome, Italy

Tel: +39 068 522 51


Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training. Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions. If there are any discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above.