UniCredit - 11th Masterscholarship Program



Location (s):

  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom


The 11th Masterscholarship competition is now open for the academic year 2021/22. The competition, aimed at students from any of the 13 countries in which UniCredit operates, awards eight 1 year scholarships for Master programs in economics or finance at among the most prestigious universities in Europe. To apply for the Masterscholarships program, it is necessary to apply for admission to the master's course, following the Universities' online procedures (see link below). The best students admitted to the Masters courses will be reported to the foundation by the respective schools, for the selection of the winners (1 each university).


The competition, aimed at students from any of the 14 countries in which UniCredit operates, awards eight 1 year scholarships for Master programmes in economics or finance at among the most prestigious universities in Europe.

The universities involved in the program for academic year 2021/2022 are:

  • Bocconi University Milano - Master of in Economic and Social Sciences or in Finance
  • Barcelona Graduate School of Economics - Master of Science in Economics or Finance
  • London School of Economics - MRes in Economics
  • Mannheim University - Master in Economics
  • Oxford University - MPhil in Economics
  • SciencesPo - Master in Economics
  • Stockholm School of Economics - MSc in Economics or Finance
  • Toulouse School of Economics - Master 2 Doctoral Path Scholarship

The Foundation print

UniCredit Foundation is the corporate foundation  of UniCredit Group. It is born from the merger, completed in April 2018, between UniCredit Foundation, established in 2003 with the goal to contribute to the development of solidarity and philanthropy in the communities and territories primarily where the Group is operating and  UniCredit & Universities Foundation, established in 2009  with the aims to promote studies and initiatives designed to deepen knowledge in the academic fields of finance, economics, law, politics and the social sciences.

Through the transfer of financial resources and the typical management skills of a company, UniCredit Foundation supports projects of significant social impact and innovation, implemented by local nonprofit organisations.


  • SUPPORT TO STUDY AND RESEARCH: UniCredit Foundation continues its commitment to promoting studies and initiatives aimed at deepening the knowledge of banking, economic and legal disciplines, through the awarding of scholarships and awards in the same areas.
  • SUPPORTING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: UniCredit Foundation promotes social economy initiatives in the different countries in which UniCredit operates, in cooperation with institutions specialising in social entrepreneurship. By means of grants, training, consultancy, mentorship and networking, UniCredit Foundation is currently supporting social entrepreneurship and social innovation projects in Austria, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, Croatia,  Germany, Hungary, Italy,  Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey, where over 100 social enterprises engaged in welfare services and job creation have now been established and consolidated.
  • INITIATIVES FOR UNICREDIT EMPLOYEES: UniCredit Foundation promotes a culture of volunteering and giving to the community through the dedicated efforts of all the employees, encouraging their participation in social activities and projects. Since 2003, UniCredit Foundation has organised an annual Gift Matching Program open to all UniCredit employees. Through this programme, the Foundation integrates the donations made by groups of employees of UniCredit for the benefit of non-profit organisations. In 2011 a new initiative called Your Choice, Your Project was launched, a programme which, through a voting process, involves employees in the direct selection of projects to be supported in their own country.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

The competition, aimed at students from any of the 13 countries in which UniCredit operates:

  • Italy,
  • Germany,
  • Austria,
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • Bulgaria,
  • Croatia,
  • Czech Republic,
  • Hungary,
  • Romania,
  • Russia,
  • Serbia,
  • Slovakia,
  • Slovenia.


Deadline: November 15, 2021

Cost/funding for participants:

The scholarships cover all documented tuition fees as well as the cost of living for 1 year of the Master course (either first or second year Master).

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