Scuola Normale Superiore PhD Scholarships in Italy

Scuola Normale Superiore
PhD Degree

Deadline: 20 Feb 2017 (annual)
Study in:  Italy
Course starts 1 Nov 2017

Brief description:

The Scuola Normale Superiore offers fully-funded PhD programs to both Italian citizens and students from outside Italy.

Host Institution(s):

Scuola Normal Superiore, Italy

Level/Field(s) of study:

PhD Program in the following fields: Cultures and societies of contemporary Europe, Literature, Art and History in Medieval and Modern Europe, Philosophy, Classics, Physics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Methods and Models for Molecular Sciences, Nanosciences, Neurosciences, and Political Science and Sociology

Number of Awards:

78

Target group:

All PhD programs are open to both Italian citizens and students from outside Italy. Each PhD course offers scholarships reserved to students that graduated outside of Italy.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

All students admitted to the PhD program receive full financial support. This includes tuition, fees, and a cost-of living scholarship.  All students will be assigned further funding for their research activity and travel.

Eligibility:

Applications for admission are invited from candidates who, irrespective of their citizenship, have an Italian laurea magistrale (MA/MS degree) or an equivalent degree from outside Italy, or who expect to have obtained the degree required for admission by 31 October 2017 – failure to obtain the degree by this date will disqualify the candidate for admission.

Admission to the call is restricted to candidates who:

  • • were born after 31 October 1987;
  • • have no past criminal charges against them resulting in a prison term of more than three years;
  • • have not been subject to the disciplinary measure of “expulsion” as specified in the didactic and internal regulations of the SNS;
  • • are not in possession of a research doctorate issued by an Italian university, and in any case have never benefitted from a scholarship to attend a research doctorate course in Italy.

Application instructions:

Applications for admission to the selection process must be registered online by 23:59 CET of20 February 2017.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://phd.sns.it/call-2017-2018/