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Scholarship Opportunity for students from developing countries to study at University of Pavia, Italy under the FC&K Program

Established in the year 1361, University of Pavia in Lombardy, Italy is one of the oldest universities in Europe. The university has a history of promoting international cooperation by offering scholarships in various degree courses to students from developing and low-income countries under its Fund for Knowledge and Cooperation (FC&K) program.

During the academic year 2011-12, University of Pavia is offering 51 scholarships amounting to 1,000 Euro per month to students coming from the developing countries. However preference will be given to the scholars from the countries classified as low-income economies or Lower-middle-income economies by the World Bank. Under this scholarship program, the students have the option to study at the University of Pavia or at the Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia (IUSS).



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Expenses against visa fee and travel will also be borne by the university. Though, the students who have already received scholarship under the FC&K program during the academic year 2011-12 can also apply for the scholarship during the year 2011-12, but they are not eligible for getting visa fees and travel expenses.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The scholarships to successful candidates will be awarded as per the following norms:

1. Successful candidates will have to confirm their acceptance of the scholarship and of its conditions within the within the time limit set in the letter communicating the awarding of the scholarship. If a candidate fails to confirm his/her acceptance, the scholarship will be awarded to the following candidate in rank;

2. Once received the declaration of acceptance of the scholarship, the University of Pavia will:

  • send a prepaid travel ticket to Italy and provide for the travel expenses back to the developing country. Visa requirements will be care of the candidate, and will be reimbursed upon presentation of appropriate receipts;
  • provide the candidate with the scholarship according to the final decision of the Commission: monthly installments of 1.000 Euros each (the number of installments assigned to each successful candidate will be decided by the Commission);
  • arrange an accommodation in one of the University Residences of Pavia (lodging expenses will have to be paid by the candidate; if the candidate does not accept the proposed lodging, s/he will have to find another one by him/herself);
  • provide a card for meals at University canteens (the candidate will get the student discount for the meals, which will be at his/her expense);
  • guarantee all the facilities required during the period of residence  – libraries, computer facilities, etc., including all the services of the Faculty which the student is associated with;
  • help the candidate to settle through the services offered for free by the Welcome Point of the University of Pavia, which will provide also the information about  applying for a student residence permit.

3. Insurances will be direct care of the selected candidates. In particular, health insurance might be bought by the candidate before leaving the country of origin, being this usually mandatory while applying for the Visa.

The deadline to submit the application form for this FC&K scholarship program is May 30, 2011. For further details, visit this link.


Comments

  1. good program but unpractical, for marginalise student like Me woow they can not be able

  2. Than Kyaw Soe says:

    what subjects do the Pavia University teach? I would like to apply it. How to apply? How can I hold about the Pavia University?

  3. Bertrand Mbanwie says:

    Law student in Cameroon wishing to study criminal law in Canada,with assistance

  4. CHE CARINE says:

    MY NAME IS CARINE. AM FROM CAMEROON.PLEASE AM IN NEED OF THIS SCHOLARSHIP. SINCE I LOST MY FATHER I FIND IT DIFFICULT TO CONTINUE TO THE UNIVERSITY. THANKS

  5. CHE CARINE says:

    AM FROM CAMEROON. SINCE I LOST MY FATHER I FIND IT DIFFICULT TO GO TO THE UNIVERSITY.I WISH AND PLEAD TO TAKE PART IN THE SCHOLARSHIP.THANKS

  6. samyah marcellin says:

    Drear SIR, i am desperately wanting to pursue a degree in Law for the past three years but since my mum ded and my dad is unemployed it is rather impssible to realize my dream , iwould be grateful if you could assist me in obtaining my degree
    Thanks
    PLEASE SEND ME EMAIL

  7. mehari dawit says:

    hi my name is mehari dawit from Ethiopia.I’m very interested to learn Europe specially in engineering departments.now I’m construction technology and management student and left with two years to complete my BSC. please inform me via my email.

  8. Berhanu Libdi says:

    Currently I am regular MA student of in International Relations at Addis Ababa University covering all my past two semester fee on my own from what i have saved in the past three years and par time work to cover my daily expenses. the only cost I am left with is fee for my MA Thesis which is $353.9 US Dollar with current exchange rate which I could not cover for I am unfortunately lost my par time job on June 14th 2011, and cost of leaving is skyrocketed and took almost all my savings due to high inflation since last year in Ethiopia. Please I am asking for help for this $353.9 USD which is going to be directly paid to Addis Ababa University, in next Education academic year in September or November 2011. i can present my testimonial any time please contact me
    Thanks
    Berhanu Libdi

  9. Aniku Adrama Aloysious says:

    needy student, how do get support for degree?

  10. Aniku Adrama Aloysious says:

    big ups to you, aniku adrama aloysious is my name. i am Ugandan from Westnile. i posess fisrt class diploma from makerere university business school.i am very much in needy of your support because my region is well known to be lagged behind.i have been looking for how to join university to purse degree.
    looking forward to receiving your support.

  11. EMMANUEL says:

    Hi am emmanuel from kenya. i would like to applly for this scholarship though the date of aplication has expired, kindly let me know the date of next application. i w’d like to specialise in accounting when given chance, thanking you in advance for offering to help the needy to realise their goals.
    kind regards

  12. mangitah says:

    is it for only degree programs and not masters or PhD?

  13. Michael Tunu says:

     The selection to be a beneficiary of this scholarship would be a step forward for me, as l have been yearning to have the privilege to further my education for the masters program in neuro- science to help add to the few specialists and combat diseases and problem associated to brain and nervous system in Ghana and Africa at large.

  14. Mike UPIO says:

    Dear Sir
    I am Doctor from the Democratic republic of Congo and very interested in this scholarship opportunity, but I received this message late. I want to apply for that.

    Thanks

    Mike

  15. Raja Suneel Khatri says:

    Hello,
    Raja Suneel kumar khatri here please accept my Request i m very much interested in it.
    I Done my B.E in the field of computer systems engineering.

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