ITALY (Organizzazione Internazionale Italo-Latino Americana - IILA) - Scholarships for Latin American citizens (Incoming, short-term)

*Last minute: the application deadline has been extended to 16 October 2020*

IILA grants post-graduate scholarships to citizens coming from the Latin American countries member* of the IILA that wish to carry out specialization internships and / or updating of knowledge in the following areas:

  • agro-food and food technology,
  • environmental sustainability and renewable energies,
  • life sciences and biotechnology,
  • conservation, preservation, restoration of cultural heritage,
  • earth sciences and use of space technologies for earth observation


The scholarships are funded by the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Itlaian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGCS/MAE).

The scholarships will be awarded for a period of stay of 3 to 6 months.

WHO? Candidates holding a university degree, from the above mentioned Latino American countries. Max 40 years old. Applicants must have a formal acceptation letter from an italian host institution.

New deadline: 16 October 2020. More here.

*The following countries are members of IILA and eligible to the scolarships:

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, and Uruguay.


IILA deadline extension