Luiss University, Italy, in collaboration with Financial Aid and Scholarships, is proud to announce the full-ride Luiss University Scholarships for refugee students seeking to pursue master’s degree programs taught in English. These scholarships are exclusively available to students registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. This opportunity aims to support and empower African students, providing them with the means to pursue higher education at a renowned institution.
Luiss University is dedicated to fostering inclusivity and providing equal opportunities for all individuals seeking higher education. In line with this commitment, Luiss University through its Financial Aid and Scholarships program is proud to offer scholarships for refugee students for the 2023/2024 academic year. This initiative aims to empower refugee students by providing them with access to master’s degree programs taught in English and the necessary financial support to pursue their educational aspirations. Through this program, Luiss University envisions a future where education transcends borders and empowers individuals to create positive change in their communities.
Luiss University Scholarship Details
The scholarship program offers a full-ride scholarship to one outstanding student who has been admitted to Luiss University. The scholarship covers the entire cost of tuition fees and provides comprehensive support for the student’s accommodation and meals during their two-year academic journey in Rome.
Luiss University Scholarship Sponsor and Host Institution
Luiss University, renowned for its academic excellence, is the proud sponsor and host institution for this initiative. With a strong commitment to promoting education and providing equal opportunities for all, Luiss University is dedicated to nurturing talented individuals who demonstrate outstanding potential.
Scholarship Worth and Number of Awards
This fully funded scholarship program will award a single scholarship for the upcoming academic year. The chosen student will have the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree program without the financial burden that often accompanies higher education.
- Scholarship Sponsor(s): Luiss University, Italy
- Host Institution(s): Luiss University, Italy
- Scholarship Worth: Funded
- Number of Awards: One
- Study Level: Masters
- Nationality: African Students
Luiss University Scholarship Study Level and Eligibility Criteria
The Luiss University Financial Aid and Scholarships for Refugees Students are available for master’s degree programs. Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Nationality: African students registered with the UNHCR in Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe.
- Graduation Status:. Applicants must have completed their bachelor’s degree either in Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe or in any other country after July 2021.
- Expected Graduation:. Students who are currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree and will complete it by November 24, 2023, in Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, or any other country, are also eligible to apply.
- English Language Proficiency:. Applicants must have a minimum B2 level proficiency in the English language, as certified by the University or a recognized language institute (e.g., EF set/Duolingo).
- Qualification and Admission:. Applicants should hold a qualification that is valid for admission to their chosen Second Cycle Degree Program and fulfill the specific admission requirements of the program.
- Previous Enrollment: Candidates should not have been previously enrolled in a degree program at any of the Partner Universities.
Successful applicants will receive the following benefits as part of the Luiss University Financial Aid and Scholarships for Refugees Students:
- Full-ride scholarship covering all tuition fees.
- Complete financial support for bed and board expenses throughout the two-year academic program in Rome.
Luiss University Scholarship Application Procedures
To ensure the successful submission of their applications for the Luiss University Scholarships and Financial Aid for Refugee Students, applicants are required to adhere to the provided guidelines and procedures below:
- Online Application: Candidates must fill out the online application form to initiate the application process. To access the form, applicants need to register on the platform before proceeding to the application form.
- Required Documentation: The application form requires applicants to provide personal information and details about their university education. All necessary documents, including the UNHCR certificate, must be uploaded to the ID section.
- Course Selection: After providing background information, applicants need to select the specific degree course they wish to apply for.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
In conclusion, Luiss University Scholarships and Financial Aid are proud to offer these prestigious scholarships to refugee students from select African countries. This initiative aims to provide deserving students with the opportunity to pursue their master’s degrees and contribute to their personal growth and the development of their communities. Don’t miss out on this chance to embark on an educational journey at Luiss University. Apply now!