Cattolica Africa Scholarships Programme is open for all African students to pursue master’s (MSc) programme. Scholarship is awarded in the field of banking and finance, economics, management, agriculture and food economics and international management. The application deadlines are February 1, 2016.

Brief Description: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 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. Students, either citizens or residents, of all African countries may apply for the Cattolica Africa Program, which is applicable only for the following degree programs taught in English.

Eligibility: Students, either citizens or residents, of all African countries may apply for the Cattolica Africa Program, which is applicable only for the following degree programs taught in English. Admission requirements for all graduate degree programs include:
-Completion of at least a Bachelor Degree from a recognized university (2nd class upper division / 2.1 degree or higher)
-Proof of proficiency in English

Award Includes: Students should expect to cover a minimum of €850 per month for rent and food. Living costs in Piacenza and Cremona are approximately €200 per month lower than in Milan. The tuition fees (after tuition fee reduction) are as follows:
M.Sc.in Banking and Finance-€6,040 per year
M.Sc.in Economics-€6,040 per year
M.Sc.in Management-€6,040 per year
M.Sc. Agriculture and Food Economics-€6,040 per year]
M.Sc. in International Management-€6,040 per year

Study Program: Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s (MSc) programme.

Study Major: Scholarship is awarded in the field of banking and finance, economics, management, agriculture and food economics and international management.

Host Organization: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy

Number of Awards: Not Known

National/International Students: Citizens of African countries (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for Cattolica Africa Scholarship.

Governing Body: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy

Application Procedure: The mode of applying is online.

Submission Deadline: The application periods are:
November 5, 2015 – February 1, 2016 ( For 1st Round)
February 2 – March 15, 2016 (For 2nd Round)
March 16 – April 15, 2016 (For 3rd Round)

For more details visit the official site.