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BACHELOR AND MASTER OF ARTS PROGRAMS
Grant for Italian and international students
Bachelor of Arts programs
For the 2022/2023 academic year, RUFA is granting 19 scholarships to Italian and international students who are enrolling in the first year of the Bachelor of Arts programs in Painting, Sculpture and Installations, Set Design, Cinema, Design, Sustainable Fashion Design, Photography and Audiovisual, Graphic Design and Comics and illustration, Multimedia and Game Art. The scholarship is worth € 2,500.00, which will be directly deducted from the tuition of each of the three years which correspond to the legal duration of the courses, if the student achieves the credits and passes the exams required by the study program.
Master of Arts programs
For the 2022/2023 academic year, RUFA is granting 5 scholarships to Italian and international students who are enrolling in the first year of the Master of Arts programs in Visual and innovation design, Multimedia arts and design, Computer animation and visual effects, Fine arts: Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking; Film Arts.
The scholarship is worth € 2,500.00, which will be directly deducted from the tuition of each of the two years which correspond to the legal duration of the courses. For the second year, the scholarship will be renewed only if the student achieves the credits and passes the exams required by the study plan.
For Bachelor of Arts programs, grants are assigned through rankings in ascending order of income on the basis of the ISEE; the only criteria on which the rankings are based is therefore the economic means. For participation in the competition, the limit on income and assets for the year 2020 is: ISEE (Equivalent Economic Situation Indicator) € 40,000.00. For the Master of Arts courses, the scholarships are assigned on the basis of merit: during the motivational interview to be admitted to the Academy a commission composed of 3 lecturers of subjects related to the Master of Arts evaluate the candidates for scholarship purposes. The commission expresses itself collectively on the consistency of the educational path (qualification possessed), the graduation grade / academic diploma, the analysis of the thesis / portfolio and on the overall outcome of the interview itself.
Students enrolled in years following the first, notwithstanding the requirement related to the economic means for the Bachelor of Arts programs, have their scholarship confirmed based on the credits acquired in previous years within the deadlines set by the call for applications.
Bachelor of Arts programs> 2nd year of studies = 40 credits
Bachelor of Arts programs> 3rd year of studies = 95 credits
Master of Arts programs> 2nd year of studies = 40 credits
Publication of the call for applications: 15th of JUNE 2022
Deadline for the call: 7th of SEPTEMBER 2022
Grant only for international students
3 renewable full scholarships that cover the tuition fees (except for the DiSCo Lazio regional tax of € 140,00 and the degree tax); these scholarships cover also the enrollment fee.
2 renewable partial scholarships (worth € 2500).
The scholarships are intended for international students (EU and non-EU citizens) who are beginning a BA or MA programs. The scholarships are awarded each year to the students who have submitted the best portfolios for the BA and MA programs and who have excelled at their admission exam (January, April, June session). The winners are selected by two different academic committees. For the years following the first, the scholarship will be renewed only after achieving the credits and passing the exams required by the study plan. The scholarships for international students cannot be combined with any other scholarships or reductions offered by RUFA.
To participate in the selection process applicants must submit the scholarship application form, and attach their portfolio and a letter of intent (see below). Applicants must book their admission exam (January, April or June session) at the same time. At the end of each admission exam session, one of the three full scholarships will be awarded. Students who arrive second in the rankings of January and April will be awarded a partial scholarship of € 2500.
Students who have submitted the portfolio but have not sat the admission exam in the sessions indicated above will not be considered eligible for a scholarship.
The deadline of the scholarship procedures is the same as the admission exams (January, April, June):
– January session: deadline to book the test and complete the portfolio procedure (January 24, 2022);
– April session: deadline to book the test and complete the portfolio procedure (April 4, 2022);
– June session: deadline to book the test and complete the portfolio procedure (May 30, 2022).
Submit a portfolio (Portfolio Guidelines) through the scholarship application form with, at least, ten digital images. The portfolio must be attached to the scholarship application form.
The portfolio must be saved as a PDF file.
The size of the portfolio should not exceed 25 megabytes.
The portfolio must include a list with the following information for each image: image number, title, medium, dimensions (Height x Width or Height x Width x Depth).
Moreover, candidates applying for the BA in Cinema and to the MA in Film Arts can send us a short film by email to email@example.com through a file transfer service (e.g. WeTransfer).
Applicants can include a link to the candidate’s own artistic works website in their letter of intent. The Academy’s commission will review the portfolios. A second academic commission will evaluate the best candidates already selected by the course committees during the admission exams. The assessment is based on the quality, originality, creativity, technical competence and presentation of the portfolios and the admission exam.
The scholarship is awarded for the first year and must be confirmed each year for the legal duration of the course. For the first year the scholarship is awarded on the basis of the portfolio and the admission exam (sat in January, April, June), whereas for the following years the renewal is subject to a review of specific requirements.
Students must achieve at least the following Academic credits and average grade:
Bachelor of Arts (BA) > 2nd year of the Course = 40 Credits (by the end of the autumn exam session). Average grade 27/30.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) > 3rd year of the Course = 85 Credits (by the end of the autumn exam session). Average grade 27/30.
Master of Arts (MA) > 2nd year of the Course = 40 Credits (by the end of the autumn exam session). Average grade 27/30.
Grant for Italian and international students
For the academic year 2022/2023, RUFA is offering n. 6 scholarships to Italian and international students enrolling in the first level Academic Masters in Art Curating and Management, Cinema and New format productions and Design management. For each Master two scholarships are offered, one at 50% and one at 30% of the attendance fee, which will be directly deducted from the tuition fee. For the Masters the scholarships are assigned on the basis of a merit criterion based on the evaluation of the required documents and the motivational interview. A commission composed of 3 professors will judge the candidates for the scholarship at the same time. The committee expresses its opinion on the consistency and coherence of the previous academic path, the evaluation of the thesis, portfolio, projects submitted and on the overall outcome of the interview.
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Scholarships to support Ukrainian students
Crisis in Ukraine – Announcement of selection through an open evaluation procedure for the assignment of no. 10 scholarships and no. 2 collaboration grants reserved for students from Ukraine for the academic year 2021/2022
Crisis in Ukraine – Announcement of selection through an open evaluation procedure for the assignment of n. 7 grants reserved for students from Ukraine for the academic year 2021/2022
SCHOLARSHIPS FROM OTHER INSTITUTIONS
SCHOLARSHIP / MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants for foreign citizens not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) in order to foster international cultural, scientific and technological cooperation, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (According to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).
Grants are offered for study, training, and/or research programs at Italian Higher Education Institutions, both public and legally recognized ones.
Study in Italy Website
Right to Study: LazioDisco Scholarships.
In accordance with the provisions set out in the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of 9 April 2001, students at the Rome University of Fine Arts compete for the allocation of scholarships and services provided by the Right to University Study. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and income by the Agenzia per il Diritto agli Studi Universitari nel Lazio (LazioDisco territoriale “La Sapienza” di Roma).
The annual call for applications for scholarships sets out the criteria for participation. See the website of the Agenzia per il Diritto agli Studi Universitari nel Lazio.
Norms on the right to university studies: Law no. 390 of 2 December 1991, published in G.U. no. 291 of 12 December 1991.