"Mille e una lode" Award
(second or third year students only)

The University of Padova offers 1,000 merit-based awards to excellent students in each degree programme.

You are eligible for the Mille e una lode award if you are:

  • enrolled at the University of Padova as a second or third year student;
  • ranked in the top 3% of your class, considering the average ECTS and scores gained until August of the current academic year.

How to apply:  you are not required to apply specifically for the programme, as the scholarship is assigned automatically to top students in their class.

Amount of the award: the award consists of services for a total value of euro 1,000 each. Successful students can chose among:

  • funding to study abroad (or increase in your Erasmus scholarship);
  • funding for curricular internships in Italy or abroad;
  • funding for post-lauream internships, to start within 12 months after graduation;
  • funding for tutoring (50 hours);
  • benefit from a fee waiver up to a maximum amount of 1,000.00 euro. 

 “Mille e una lode” award can be combined with regional and mobility scholarships.

The ranking of winners will be published by October. Students are required to choose the type of merit-based scholarship via Uniweb personal area (section "iniziative") by 1st December 2022.
Students who fail to make their choice within the closing date will lose their right to the merit-based scholarship.

  Incentive for students enrolled in scientific Bachelor's degree programmes
(second or third year students only)

The University of Padova offers an annual merit-based economic support to a selection of students enrolled in scientific degree programmes.

You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:

  • being enrolled at second or third year in scientific first cycle degree courses, coded with one of the following: L-7, L-8, L-9, L-27, L-30, L-31, L-34, L-35, L-41;
  • ranking among best students in your class
  • economic condition as certified by ISEE (check Key Documents for more information)

How to apply: you are not required to apply specifically for it, as the award is assigned automatically to eligible students.

Amount of the award: euro 400, as reduction of second and thirst instalments of due tuition fees.

  Dual career student-athlete

The University selects candidates who are considered "deserving" athletes in a sporting discipline recognized by CONI and represented at the Olympics, for which they have been called up to represent the Italian national team or have won Italian championships or have reached the podium in European or world championships; also eligible are coaches, trainers and referees called to represent Italy at the winter and summer Olympics and Paralympics; those who play in national championships for sports clubs with which Unipd has a framework agreement and those who compete with Cus Padova in basketball and volleyball championships or with LUPE San Martino basketball.

The university may grant eligible students an annual contribution, the assignment of a tutor, the possibility of agreeing with the professor on a different exam date in the same session, the authorisation not to count the absence to the compulsory attendance of a class or laboratory and the certification of sports merits recognised as a student-athlete in the Diploma Supplement.

Edition 2021/22

The application can be submitted from 12 July to 30 November 2021.

The University of Padua recognizes the qualification of student-athlete to students regularly enrolled (for a maximum of 2 years in addition to the duration of the course of study) who meet both of the following requirements:

  • achievement of sports merits of particular competitive importance;
  • having passed at least 20 ECTS credits from the previous year (by 30 September 2021) for those enrolled in years subsequent to the first; passing at least 6 ECTS credits by the February exam session for students enrolled in the first year.

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