Italian Government Scholarship: The Italian Government is offering nine three-month scholarships to fifteen Nigerian students for studies at Italian universities and research centers. One of these scholarships is dedicated to the memory of the late Ambassador Luca Athanasius in the field of International Relations for the academic session 2024/2025. Each scholarship provides a monthly stipend of 1,000 Euros, disbursed quarterly.

Summary Table

Research AreaVarious fields, with one in International Relations
LocationItalian Universities and Research Centers
Eligibility/QualificationNigerian Students for MSc and PhD
Job DescriptionPursue postgraduate studies in Italy
How to ApplySubmit application online
Last Date for Apply14th June, 2024


Italian Government Scholarship for Nigerian MSc and PhD Students

Research Area

Various fields, including a dedicated scholarship in International Relations.


Italian Universities and Research Centers


  • Master’s Degree Program:
    • Must possess a good Bachelor’s degree.
    • The second-year grant depends on the applicant’s performance in the first year.
    • Applicants must be no more than 28 years old by the application deadline.
  • PhD Program:
    • Must possess a good Bachelor’s and Master’s degree.
    • Must meet the entry requirements and academic qualifications established by the university.
    • Applicants must be no more than 30 years old by the application deadline.
  • All applicants must provide an admission letter from an Italian university.

Job Description

The scholarship recipients will pursue postgraduate studies at Italian universities or research centers, supported by a monthly stipend of 1,000 Euros.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should visit to submit their applications and follow further directives.

Last Date for Apply

The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, 14th June 2024.