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Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Masters Scholarship for African Students, Italy 2024

Application is now open for the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Masters Scholarship. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and Scholarship

Founded in 1921, the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, commonly known as UCSC or UNICATT, is a prestigious Italian private research university. With its main campus situated in Milan, Italy, the university has extended its presence with satellite campuses in Brescia, Piacenza, Cremona, and Rome.

As of the QS World University Rankings 2018, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore holds an overall rank of 481. The university has garnered global recognition in specific subject areas, securing a position among the top 100 in law and legal studies, top 150 in economics and econometrics, top 180 in agriculture and forestry, top 200 in accounting and finance, and top 250 in business and management, among others. Moreover, the institution is ranked between 81 and 90 for graduate employability. According to the International Student Barometer, which surveyed 65 universities in Europe, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore holds the second position in Europe and the fourth position globally among the most recommended universities by international students.


In alignment with its mission to cultivate connections with developing countries, the university has established a special program for students from the African continent. Through this initiative, students have the opportunity to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs taught in English at UCSC’s Milan, Piacenza, and Cremona campuses.

The Cattolica Africa Scholarship is a significant component of this program, offering tuition fee reductions to all accepted applicants. This scholarship underscores the university’s commitment to fostering diversity and providing educational opportunities to students from Africa.

The tuition and university fees (after reduction) are as follows:

  1. Tuition to be paid: €3,480 per year
  2. Published Tuition: €9,050
  3. Tuition fee reduction: €5,870 per year

It should be noted that the Università Cattolica Africa Scholars Program does not offer complete scholarships, since students will still be responsible for covering their own living expenses.

Details about Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Masters Scholarship:

Scholarship Sponsor: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Scholarship Value: €5540 tuition waiver per year

Number of awards: N/A

Study level: Masters

Host Institution(s): Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Eligibility Criteria for Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Masters Scholarship

Applicants are advised to meet the following requirements to be qualified for the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Masters Scholarship:

  • The Cattolica Africa Scholarship is available to residents and citizens of all African nations, and it is solely eligible for degree programs offered in English.
  • Obtaining a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (2nd class upper division or 2.1 degree or above) from an accredited university
  • If English is not your first language, your score on the English Language Test should be IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or TOEFL IBT 80 or the accomplishment of a degree program taught in English with success. Proof of proficiency in English
  • The application must be submitted with a 75€ application fee.

Application Procedure for Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Masters Scholarship

  • Read the admission procedure carefully after downloading it.
  • To ensure that your application is submitted correctly, make sure you adhere to the given guidelines.
  • Choose the degree program that interests you. A maximum of two programs may be chosen. Only your first option will be taken into consideration for your application. Should your application be rejected, the institution will instantly put you on the waiting list for the next best option.
  • Make an account, complete the online form, and submit the necessary files (as specified in the instructions).
  • Submit your application after paying the non-refundable application cost of 75€. Once the application money has been paid, the school will begin processing your application. Please make sure that the application’s status in your self-service center is “Applied and paid.” If it isn’t, kindly get in touch.

You can also visit the official website for further details.

The Submission Deadline is: 27 June 2024

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