40 NABA Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students in Italy

Nuova Accademia di Belle Artio (NABA) is offering 40 scholarships to all new international students. Scholarships cover (60%, 50%, 40% and 20%) the tuition fees to attend the postgraduate programs starting next September.

How to Apply: Students can apply online or send the required documents by e-mail to: int.info-at-naba.it and also by post. Applicants are required to submit:

  • Application for participation (p. 3/3)
  • Application for admission
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Artistic/professional portfolio of projects
  • Motivation letter
  • Previous transcripts and university degree certificate or first-level academic diploma (if already earned when making the application)
  • Valid Passport copy
  • Certificate of knowledge of English or Italian – level B1 (according to the chosen program)

Study Level: Scholarships favour students pursuing master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships favours the following programmes:

  • Design – Interior Design
  • Design – Product Design
  • Fashion and Textile Design
  • Communication Design
  • Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies
  • Contemporary Art Markets
  • Creative Advertising
  • Photography and Visual Design

Scholarship Award: The winners of each contest will be awarded three scholarships covering respectively 60%, 50%, 40% and two special mentions covering 20% of the total tuition fee of each of the Master Programs.

Number of Scholarships: 40 scholarships will be given.

Scholarship country: Italy

Cross Line: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Students having a university degree certificate or a first-level academic diploma or equivalent title, earning that qualification within the last term of academic year 2016/17.
    • Applicants having a proven professional experience in relevant fields for the chosen educational path.

Qualified Countries: All International students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Entry Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students having a university degree certificate or a first-level academic diploma or equivalent title.

Test Requirements: Below are the English language certificates that NABA accepts.

Certificate Level
IELTS 5.0 Academic
Cambridge English: FIRST (FCE) C or 154
Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) Distinction or 160
Cambridge English: Business Vantage / BEC V C or 154
Cambridge English: Business Vantage / BEC P Distinction or 160
TOEFL Paper 494–510
TOEFL Computer 173–180
TOEFL Internet 59–64
PTE Academic 36–42
BULATS 40–59 (all 4 skills should be passed: listening, reading, speaking,
TOEIC (provided that student passes all parts) listening and reading score 600,
speaking score 140,
writing score 140

Students exempted from this requirement are:

  • Mother tongue students
  • English Speaking Countries (prior check with the admission office)
  • English Speaking Degrees (prior check with the admission office)
  • English Speaking Degrees in non-mother tongue countries (prior check with the admission office)

English language Requirements:  NABA postgraduate programs are taught in Italian and/or English. You must submit a certificate as evidence of your language knowledge according to your chosen program. The language certificate must be submitted within the month before the program starts; the certificate should not be older than two years.

Application Deadline: Endeavor to send your applications on or before May 12, 2017. Candidates will be informed about the results of the competition by e-mail on June 6, 2017.

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