Apply For 2016_2017 Cattolica Africa Scholarship Programme – see Eligibility and Guidelines

Brief description: The Università Cattolica del
Sacro Cuore (UCSC) offers masters scholarships
for African students to study for selected
programs for 2016/2017 academic year
Subject Areas: This program consists of five 2-
year MSc programs (Laurea Magistrale), all
taught in English. These programs are preparing
for an academic and/or professional career.
Graduates of MSc programs are also eligible to
enter PhD programs at Italian universities.
MSc in Banking and Finance (Milan Campus)
– Commencement in September 2016
MSc in Economics (Milan Campus) –
Commencement in September 2016
MSc in Management (Milan Campus) –
Commencement in September 2016
MSc in International Management, Legislation
and Society (Piacenza Campus) –
Commencement in September 2016
MSc in Agriculture and Food Economics
(Cremona Campus) – Commencement in
September 2016
About Scholarship
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, as part of
its mission to foster relationships with developing
countries , has developed a special program for
students from the African continent. This
program will enable students to study for
undergraduate and postgraduate degree
programs taught in English at UCSC’s Milan,
Piacenza and Cremona campuses.
Through the Cattolica Africa Program all
accepted applicants will be offered tuition fee
reductions (see the chart below). However,
students will still be responsible for their own
living expenses, hence the Cattolica Africa
Program is NOT a program through which full
scholarships can be obtained.
Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified
Scholarship Type: Masters degree
Eligibility: Students, either citizens or residents,
of all African countries may apply for the
Cattolica Africa Program, which is applicable
only for the degree programs taught in English.
Admission requirements for all Master Degree
programs include:
■ Completion of at least a Bachelor Degree from
a recognized university (2nd class upper
division / 2.1 degree or higher)
■ English Language Test score: IELTS 6.0
(Academic) or TOEFL IBT 80 if English is not
your first language.or successful completion of a
degree program taught in the English language.
Number of Scholarships: Up to 47
Duration: Cattolica Africa Scholars Program will be
offered for 2 years
Eligible Countries: Africa countries
To be taken at (country): Università Cattolica del
Sacro Cuore, Italy
Application Deadline:
1st Round
November 5, 2015 – February 1, 2016
Not later than March 14, 2016
2nd Round
February 2 – March 15, 2016
Not later than April 26, 2016
3rd Round
March 16 – April 15, 2016
Not later than May 27, 2016
4th Round
April 16 – May 15, 2016
Not later than June 27, 2016
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
1. Select the degree program of your choice.
2. Download the handbook of the
online, application and read it carefully.
3. Log in the online, application and fill it in.
4. Remember to select “degree-seeking”
when asked for your “program type”.
Upload the following documents:
1. Copy of bio-data page of your
passport or ID (in Latin alphabet);
2. If you are a Non-EU citizen already
living in Italy: copy of your
“permesso di soggiorno” ;
3. Transcript of academic records,
including grading and credit system
4. Bachelor-level Diploma, if you
already graduated from university;
5. Secondary School Diploma;
6. English Language Certificate
7. GMAT or GRE score (optional)
NOTE: Candidates have to upload the
originals of the transcript of academic
records, bachelor-level Diploma (if
available), and Secondary School Diploma,
plus their official translation into Italian or
English. If the documents are issued in
English, French or Spanish, the translation
is not required.
5. Submit your application.
Visit scholarship webpage for details
Sponsors: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore,
Important Notes: Due to the restrictive and
lengthy nature of the student pre-registration
process required by the Italian Consulates/
Embassies, we strongly advise non-EU students
residing abroad to apply by April 15.

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