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CALL FOR COMPETITION FOR THE AWARD OF 15 SCHOLARSHIPS RESERVED TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ENROLLING IN MASTER S DEGREE PROGRAMMES A.Y Deadline for application: Friday April 14 th 2017, 3.00 p.m.

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CALL FOR COMPETITION FOR THE AWARD OF 15 SCHOLARSHIPS RESERVED TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ENROLLING IN MASTER S DEGREE PROGRAMMES A.Y Deadline for application: Friday April 14 th 2017, 3.00 p.m. (Central European Time) ART. 1 Subject, amount and duration In order to promote the attendance of international students in its degree programmes, the University of Turin will fund 15 two-year scholarships for deserving international students enrolling for a.y on the first year of a master s degree programme offered by the University of Turin. Such scholarships are awarded to support students for enrolment, accommodation and living costs. All those students whose qualifications for admission to the chosen master s degree programme were obtained in an institution outside of the Italian territory and education system, regardless their citizenship, are considered international students. Each scholarship amounts to 9,000 euros per year, gross of all charges for the beneficiary s account. The awarding of 9,000 euros for the second year is subject to the achievement of academic merit requirements as per art. 7 of the present Call. ART. 2 - Incompatibility Such scholarship cannot be cumulated with study grants issued under international programmes (e.g. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree of the Erasmus Plus programme), study grants issued by the Italian Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ministry (MAECI). ART. 3 Admission requirements Application is open exclusively to candidates who are in possession of all the following requirements, failure to comply will result in exclusion from the competition: 1) qualifications for admission to the chosen master s degree programme were gained or are to be gained prior to November 15 th, 2017, in an institution outside of the Italian education system and operating outside of the Italian national territory; 2) applicants fulfil access requirements for the chosen master s degree programme or will fulfil such requirements at the time of enrolment (for further information, check admission requirements for the chosen master s degree programme on the University website, following the path: en.unito.it Studying at Unito Courses Academic programs); 3) Applicants have never been enrolled in any first, second or one-long-cycle degree programme at the University of Turin; 4) Applicants are not 30 years or older on the deadline of this Call. Ufficio Studenti Stranieri e Traduzioni; Tel ; Fax ; Pagina 1 di 8 It is also specified that students enrolling in any academic year beyond the first, changing programmes within those offered by the University of Turin, transferring from another university or applying for academic transfer of credits are not eligible for application. PLEASE NOTE: in order to be admitted and enrol in the chosen programme, non-eu students residing abroad shall comply with current provisions and deadlines, including procedures concerning the access of foreign students to Italian university courses set in the Regulations issued by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). ART. 4 Applications Applications shall be submitted within Friday April 14 th, 2017, at 3.00 p.m. (Central European Time), exclusively through the online procedure at Anyone wishing to submit an application shall: - Connect to - Select Studying at Unito Scholarships for international students : - Fill out the application form - Scholarships The date and time of receipt of the applications are proved by the date and time of completion of the online procedure. Applications received after the deadline or applications received through other means or incomplete of all required documents will not be eligible. It is not possible to apply handing off paper forms or sending them via fax or via to the offices of the University. Applicants must obligatorily attach to their application: 1) Copy of their currently valid passport or, only for EU citizens, copy of their identity document; 2) Copy of the score report of GRE test (Revised General Test). GRE test must be complete with all sections and must have been sat not earlier than 5 years before the deadline for application of the present Call. 3) Certificate confirming the qualifications suitable for admission to the chosen master s degree programme. Students who have not yet gained their qualifications by the deadline for applications may apply anyway; in such a case, they shall attach an enrolment certificate and an updated transcript of records. They shall also declare the expected date of their graduation. The award of the scholarship is subject to the actual gaining of the qualification within the deadline for enrolment in a.y Ufficio Studenti Stranieri e Traduzioni; Tel ; Fax ; Pagina 2 di 8 Academic transcript of records and academic degree may be written in Italian, English, French or Spanish. In the event that they are written in any other language than those mentioned above, they shall be attached with faithful translation in Italian or English. PLEASE NOTE: applying to the present Call does not exempt students from delivering official documents as per current regulations for candidates holding foreign qualifications. Complete documentation shall be delivered upon matriculation as per procedures and according to the schedule provided for enrolment in degree programmes. The Administration reserves the right to verify the truth of the information provided. Without prejudice to the penal sanctions laid down in article 76 of Italian Decree of the President of the Republic no. 445/2000, in the event of fraudulent information being discovered as a result of such verification, the applicant will forfeit the right to the scholarship. ART. 5 Awarding criteria and drawing up of ranking list Applications will be evaluated by a specific board which will draw up a ranking list on the basis of the GRE (Revised General Test) test results (all sections included). The board may give different weightings to the different sections of the tests according to the subject area of the candidates chosen degree programme. The achievement of a minimum score is not required. Score being equal, preference will be given to the youngest candidate. Ranking list will be published starting from May 15 th on the University portal: en.unito.it Studying at Unito Scholarships for international students. ART. 6 - Acceptance Winners will be notified of the award of the scholarships via . In order to confirm the acceptance, assignees shall send an to within no more than 10 days (including the one of notification) from the date of receipt of notice of award of the scholarship: failure to comply will result in exclusion from the competition. In this statement, assignees shall provide express confirmation, under their own full responsibility, that they do not fall within any of the conditions of incompatibility laid down in article 2 of this Call for applications. They shall also commit to notify the University of Turin of any variation in the declared information which may arise later on. ART. 7 - Method of payment of the scholarship and maintenance of requirements The scholarship will be paid in four instalments (two instalments for year), on the basis of the following criteria and schedule: Ufficio Studenti Stranieri e Traduzioni; Tel ; Fax ; Pagina 3 di 8 FIRST YEAR 1. The payment of the first instalment amounting to 5,000 euros (gross of all charges for the beneficiary s account) will take place in December 2017, is subject to the actual admission and enrolment of the student in the chosen master s degree programme, and it is also subject to the delivery of the specific forms, duly filled in, provided to the student by the Sezione Mobilità e Didattica Internazional WITHIN WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 15 th, The payment of the second instalment amounting to 4,000 euros (gross of all charges for the beneficiary's account), is subject to the regular enrolment in the degree programme by the payment of the second instalment of tuition fees as well as the meeting of the following academic merit requirements: o If the assignee achieved at least the 50% of the credits required by his/her degree programme for the first academic year within June 30 th, 2018, the payment of the second instalment will take place in July, 2018; o If the assignee achieved at least the 50% of the credits required by his/her degree programme for the first academic year within October 31 st, 2018, the payment of the second instalment will take place in November, 2018; In the event of the assignee not meeting such requirements within October 31 st, 2018, the second instalment of the scholarship will not be paid. SECOND YEAR The awarding the second year of the scholarship, amounting to 9,000 euros, is subject to the achievement of academic merit requirements, which are going to be published within June 30 th, 2017, through an advice. Assignees of the scholarship will be notified of the said requirements. Payment of the scholarships is made by bank transfer to the Italian current account or prepaid credit card with IBAN registered or co-registered to the student-beneficiary. ART. 8 Withdrawal Applicants may withdraw by sending an to In case of withdrawals received by Monday October 30 th, 2017, scholarships will be allocated to the next suitable candidates in the ranking list. ART. 9 Office in charge The Call may be found on the University portal following the path: en.unito.it Studying at Unito Scholarships for international students. The Call is also published on the Albo online d Ateneo (University on-line Registry). Ufficio Studenti Stranieri e Traduzioni; Tel ; Fax ; Pagina 4 di 8 The present Call is also translated into English only for publicity purposes. For enforcing the Call, resolving any dispute and for all legal purposes only the Italian version is valid. The office in charge of this announcement is Sezione Mobilità e Didattica Internazionale of Direzione Attività Istituzionali, at the University of Turin. For any information and needs, please contact SIGNED La Direttrice Maria Schiavone SIGNED Il Rettore Prof. Gianmaria Ajani Ufficio Studenti Stranieri e Traduzioni; Tel ; Fax ; Pagina 5 di 8 Attachment I Privacy Notice in accordance with sec. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 Code regarding the protection of personal data The University of Turin gives notice that personal data of candidates for the present Call which were collected through the application form or through any possible further proceedings shall be processed for the implementation of its institutional activities of teaching and research. Such use shall respect the general principles of necessity, relevance, limited manner, lawfulness and fairness, as indicated in the Code regarding the protection of personal data and the University regulations for the implementation of such Code regarding sensitive and judicial data (available on the portal Statuto e Regolamenti, Regolamenti: procedimenti ). Under sec. 4, letter a) of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, the term processing shall mean any operation, or set of operations, carried out without the help of electronic or automated means, concerning the collection, recording, organisation, keeping, interrogation, elaboration, modification, selection, retrieval, comparison, utilization, interconnection, blocking, communication, dissemination, erasure and destruction of data, whether the latter are contained or not in a data bank; Personal data (family name, given name, tax identification code, address, , etc.) delivered and acquired, and the data associated with university career, required for admission to this Call and in any event produced by the University of Turin, will be collected and processed by personnel which is authorized to process with or without electronic means, in paper and electronic form and in an automated database for purposes related to the institutional activities of the University, in particular as regards the correct implementation of administrative and accounting management of the Call and related formalities. In particular, the following is to be noted: 1. Providing such requested data is mandatory for the purpose of the evaluation of the requirements for participation to the Call. Failure to provide such data implies non admission to the abovementioned Call and the failure to conclude the proceedings. 2. Processing of sensitive data for institutional purposes of teaching and research are possible on the basis of the University regulations concerning sensitive and judicial data. Under sec. 4 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, the term sensitive data shall mean data allowing the disclosure of racial or ethnic origin, religious, philosophical or other beliefs, political opinions, membership of parties, trade unions, associations or organizations of a religious, philosophical, political or trade-unionist character, as well as personal data disclosing health and sex life; 3. Assignees personal data may be transmitted to the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) or to the Regional Body for the Right to University Education (Edisu). Such data shall also be transmitted to the bank institute which, in accordance with the University, will manage the payments of the present scholarship programme. Ufficio Studenti Stranieri e Traduzioni; Tel ; Fax ; Pagina 6 di 8 4. Personal data may be communicated to the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research and EDISU Piedmont. Personal data is also communicated to the Bank Institute that, in agreement with the University, manages the procedure of disbursement of funds related to students mobility. 5. The holder of data is the University of Turin. 6. The person in charge of the above data is the Director of Direzione Didattica e Servizi agli Studenti (Educational Management and Student Services) at the University of Turin. 7. Anonymous data may be used, even in aggregate form, for the preparation of statistical reports. At any time, applicants may exercise their rights on their data (access, rectification, integration, etc.) towards the holder of such data, in accordance with sec. 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, by writing to: Direzione Didattica e Servizi agli Studenti (Educational Management and Student Services) - Vicolo Benevello 3 / A Torino - Italy - Phone: Fax: For convenience, sec. 7 of the Code is reported below: Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 (Right to Access Personal Data and Other Rights) 1. A data subject shall have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him/her exist, regardless of their being already recorded, and communication of such data in intelligible form. 2. A data subject shall have the right to be informed a) of the source of the personal data; b) of the purposes and methods of the processing; c) of the logic applied to the processing, if the latter is carried out with the help of electronic means; d) of the identification data concerning data controller, data processors and the representative designated as per Section 5(2); e) of the entities or categories of entity to whom or which the personal data may be communicated and who or which may get to know said data in their capacity as designated representative(s) in the State s territory, data processor(s) or person(s) in charge of the processing. 3. A data subject shall have the right to obtain a) updating, rectification or, where interested therein, integration of the data; b) erasure, anonymization or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed; c) certification to the effect that the operations as per letters a) and b) have been notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected. 4. A data subject shall have the right to object, in whole or in part, a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection; Ufficio Studenti Stranieri e Traduzioni; Tel ; Fax ; Pagina 7 di 8 b) to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, where it is carried out for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct selling or else for the performance of market or commercial communication surveys. Ufficio Studenti Stranieri e Traduzioni; Tel ; Fax ; Pagina 8 di 8
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