University of Milano-Bicocca Scholarships for Afghan Female Students in Italy

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender Female
  • Level Master
  • Eligible Region/Countries


    Sponsored links
  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Field of study Various Fields
  • Opportunity ID 79803
  • Funding Type Fully Funded
  • Duration 1 Year

Opportunity Description

The University of Milano-Bicocca has announced the availability of three scholarships for the 2024/2025 academic year dedicated to supporting female students from Afghanistan. These scholarships are part of the “Bicocca for Peace” initiative and aim to facilitate the educational progression of Afghan women by providing financial aid and other essential support for those enrolling in master’s degree courses taught in English.

Applicants who register or enroll in one of the University’s master’s degree courses taught in English can apply for this scholarship. If you are an Afgan female student and want to pursue your master’s degree in Italy, don’t miss this opportunity.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: June 6, 2024, 12:00 PM (noon, UTC +2)
  • Funding Type: Fully Funded
  • Host Institution: University of Milano-Bicocca
  • Eligible Countries: Afghanistan
  • Eligible Gender: Female
  • Target Group: Female students from Afghanistan
  • Field: Master’s degree courses taught in English
  • Study Level: Master’s degree
  • Number of Opportunities: 3 scholarships
  • Duration: Annual, with the possibility of extension
  • Program Language: English
  • Host Country: Italy

Benefits and Financial Aids

Applicants will benefit from the program as follows:

Sponsored links
  • Monthly stipend of 350 Euros (gross)
  • Free housing in university residences
  • Free meals (one per day, six days a week) and discounted additional meals
  • Full exemption from university enrollment fees, including regional tax for education
  • Additional support, including mentorship, tutoring, language courses, and counseling services

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must fulfill these requirements:

  • Female candidates of Afghan nationality
  • Possession of requisite qualifications for enrollment in a master’s degree program
  • Adequate knowledge of English
  • Meeting specific admission requirements for the chosen course of study

Note: Please consult the admission requirements details on this page.

Required Documents

All applicants must prepare these documents first and then apply for the scholarship:

  • Copy of passport or other current valid ID
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Motivational Letter (maximum two A4 pages)
  • Final diploma of a first-level degree with official translation in Italian or English
  • Certificate of exams (Transcript of Records) with official translation in Italian or English
  • Any additional documentation related to access requirements per the national legislation of the issuing country
  • Pre-enrollment receipt on the UNIVERSITY Portal, if available
  • Proof of English language proficiency (English Language Certificate or proof that previous degree was taught in English)

Selection Process

  • Evaluation based on:
    • Academic background and GPA (0-15 points)
    • Curriculum Vitae (0-15 points)
    • Correspondence between previous and chosen study courses (0-10 points)
  • Minimum score required: 26/40
  • Possible online interview to verify candidate’s skills
  • Results will be posted on the University notice board and website
  • In case of a tie, the younger candidate will be preferred

How to Apply?

  • Complete the online application form available at the online application form
  • Ensure all parts of the form are completed as per the online procedure
  • Submit the required documents as specified
  • Applications must be submitted by the deadline: June 6, 2024, 12:00 PM (noon, UTC +2)



Apply Now




Applicants can contact the International Promotion and Communication Office at [email protected] for further information or assistance.


For full details, including specific course requirements and further guidance, please visit the University of Milano-Bicocca’s official page: Bicocca for Peace.


Check More Scholarships:

Malaysia Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP) Scholarships 2024-2025

100 Fully Funded Knight Hennessy Scholarships at Stanford University in United States

Torrens University Australia International Scholarships

Sponsored links