About Fellowship

The Scuola Normale Superiore (commonly known in Italy as “la Normale”) is a university institution of higher education based in Pisa and Florence, currently attended by about 600 undergraduate and post graduate (PhD) students.
This scholarship is for a fully-funded PhD program and it is open to both Italian citizens and students from outside Italy.

Level/Field(s) of study

PhD Program in the following fields:
  • Classics
  • Data Science
  • Mathematics
  • Methods and Models for Molecular Sciences
  • Nanosciences
  • Neurosciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Transnational Governance

Number of Awards

68

Scuola Normale Superiore PhD Scholarship Eligibility

All PhD programs are open to both Italian citizens and students from outside Italy.
The following candidates, regardless of their citizenship, can apply:
  • • those who have obtained a master’s degree in Italy or an equivalent qualification in a non-Italian university by October 31, 2019;
  • • those who were born after October 31, 1989.

Scholarship value

All students admitted to the doctoral programmes receive scholarships, which include tuition fees and a grant for board and accommodation.  All students will be entitled to additional funding for their research activity, even abroad.

How to Apply

Applications for admission to the selection process must be registered online by 23:59 CET of 28 February 2019 (Spring session) and 29 August 2019 (Autumn session).
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.

Scuola Normale Superiore PhD Scholarship Application Link