University of Padua Excellence Scholarship – International Students 2024

Are you a highly talented prospective student looking to pursue a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree completely held in English? If so, the University of Padua has an incredible opportunity for you! The university is offering 59 scholarships to eligible candidates who show the highest achievements and school/academic records. Successful scholars will not only receive a fee waiver but also a €8,000 scholarship (gross amount) per academic year. The only amount to be paid by beneficiary students for each year consists of an admission fee, corresponding to the regional tax and marca da bollo.


To be considered for the University of Padua Bachelor/Master Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Do not possess Italian citizenship (except for dual citizenship including Italian);
  • Hold a non-Italian foreign secondary school diploma (for Bachelor’s or Single-cycle degrees applicants) or a non-Italian Bachelor’s degree (for Master’s degree applicants) allowing admission to the Italian University system;
  • Do not reside in Italy;
  • Apply to one or more of the abovementioned degree programmes completely taught in English at the University of Padua. Keep in mind that you can apply for up to 3 degree programmes.

The selection process for the scholarship is highly competitive and selective. The Academic Committee of each degree programme will shortlist eligible applicants and award the most deserving candidates the scholarships based on academic excellence in their field of study, quality, and records from their prior learning. The scholarship has a maximum duration of two continuous years for Master’s degree candidates and three continuous years for Bachelor’s and Single-Cycle degree candidates. Successful scholars will also be expected to fulfil an ambassadorial role and represent the University at several events.

Are you interested in applying for this incredible opportunity? The application deadline is March 11, 2024. Don’t let this chance pass you by! Apply now and take your first step towards an exceptional academic experience at the University of Padua.


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