Details about UniCredit & Universities Crivelli Europe Scholarship
UniCredit & Universities Crivelli Europe Scholarship is offered for PhD degree in the field of Economics, Banking or Finance. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Dec 2016. This scholarship is provided by UniCredit & Universities Foundation and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, € 25,000 . This scholarship is open for: Open to nationalities of all 17 countries where UniCredit is present.
- Deadline: 31 Dec 2016
- Scholarship value: Partial Funding, € 25,000
UniCredit & Universities Foundation offers one Crivelli Europe scholarship – 14th ed. aiming at young graduates in economics, banking or finance who wish to take PhD courses abroad at any university in the world starting from the academic year 2016/17. To pursue the long-standing tradition of UniCredit and reflect its European dimension, UniCredit & Universities Knight of Labor Ugo Foscolo Foundation announces the competition for one European scholarship, in memory of “Giovanna Crivelli”, a young UniCredit employee who died prematurely, aimed at training European researchers through courses of specialization abroad covering theoretical and empirical studies in the fields of economics, banking and finance.
The scholarship is worth € 25,000 (or equivalent). The sum includes travel expenses and health insurance, and is before tax. Appropriately documented university tuition fees will be paid by the Foundation. The Crivelli scholarship is incompatible with any other scholarship.
To be eligible for the competition, applicants must be:
- either citizens of all 17 countries where UniCredit is present, with a degree from any university (also outside the geographical area of the Group) or
- citizens of any nationality with a degree from any European university within the geographical area of the Group
- have obtained a degree (at least three years in duration) in the fields of economics, banking or finance, with a final top mark, since 30 September 2013
- must have good knowledge of the foreign language used in the university courses for which the scholarship will be spent.
Number of awards offered: There is 1 Europe scholarship available for undertaking PhD program.
Duration of award(s): The scholarship involves enrollment in and obligatory attendance of a PhD program, in line with the candidates’ academic career for the academic year 2016/2017, at any University in the world, and are renewable for a second year. 25% of the sum of the scholarships is paid in advance, 25% on confirmation of the beginning of attendance of the courses and the remainder in two equal deferred installments (one in January 2017 and one in April 2017), without prejudice to the possibility of the sums relative to the individual installments of university fees and any lodging expenses being paid in advance, upon documented request of the recipient.
Selection Criteria: The Foundation’s Scientific Committee will be responsible for the selection procedure and will identify the winner of the scholarship. The Scientific Committee, appointed by the Foundation’s Board of Directors, is composed of academic experts in economics and finance from the main European countries. The Committee intends to give priority to suitable candidates who will start a PhD in the fall 2016. The Committee may call the candidates for an interview.
Note: The winner will be selected by the Scientific Committee of the Foundation and will be announced by December 31, 2015.