Certificate about the family composition
The certificate must show the composition of the family unit with the statement of those who live with the head of the family, at the date of submission of the request. Appropriate certification must also be brought in the following circumstances: • death of one of the parents, • separation or divorce of parents, • in case of abandonment of the parent or of a decision by the relevant authority to remove the parent from the family residence.
The certificate must include the income of all family members received in the tax year 2017. (The certificate must explicitly specify that the revenues are for the whole year 2017); in case of absence of income for each member above the age of 18 this eventuality must be explicitly specified in the documentation.
If there are difficulties in documenting this lack of income, supporting documentation must be presented such as, for example, a certificate attesting to the state of unemployment, the employment of a domestic worker (home-care) or the student condition.
Certification of property holdings
The certificate should indicate all the real-estate assets of each member of the family at the due date 31/12/2018 with specification of the value defined in accordance with paragraph 3 art. 5 of the DPCM n. 159/13 (the value is the cost resulting from the purchase or contract and, failing, according to the marketable value found at the place where the property is located); in case of absence of assets for each member above the age of 18 this eventuality must be explicitly specified in the documentation.
Certificate of equity securities
The certificate must indicate the movable property consisting of the components specified in art. 5 paragraph 4 of the Prime Ministerial Decree 159/13, (securities, deposits, bank accounts, shares, bonds, debentures, certificates of deposit and credit, other instruments or financial ratios, net assets of the company) held by the family at the due date 31/12/2018.
The documentation relating to the movable assets issued by banking and similar institutions is exempted from the legalization of the Italian diplomatic authority competent for the territory but it is required the translation into Italian in conformity with the foreign text and certified by an official translator.
Photocopy of the residence permit
A copy of the residence permit can be submitted later but within the deadline of 31/12/2019. In this case the benefits will be assigned without the payment of any sums of money until the actual delivery of the document. If the document is not presented by 30/09/2020, the student loses the right to obtain any sum of money. In such cases, the competent ERDIS authority should revoke the whole scholarship (such as money and services) if the student will not obtain the residence status by competent italian authorities.
All certificates must be issued by the competent authorities of the country of origin and must be translated into Italian and validated by the competent Italian diplomatic territory in the same country of origin of the student.
The certificate must bear a recent date of the year 2019.
For countries in which particular difficulties are documented by the local Italian Embassy, the above documentation can be issued by competent foreign diplomatic or consular representations in Italy and legalized by the Prefectures.
For students coming from member states of the European Union it is necessary to show the relative documentation issued by the competent authorities of the country where the income was produced, translated into Italian; in this case legalization is not required.
Students from outside the European Union from particularly poor countries referred to in the Ministerial Decree of 3 May 2018 (Afganistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambogia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Democratic Republic, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau,Haiti, Kiribati, Korea Dem. Rep., Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe ) must present certification of the Italian Representation in the country of origin that certifies that the student does not belong to a family known to have high income and high social status. The relative certification is made to correspond for both the ISEE and ISPE indicators to
For students enrolling in the first year of all degree courses, the certification that the student does not belong to a family with a high income and high social standard can also be issued by Italian bodies qualified to provide coverage guarantee economic as per current regulations on the registration of foreign students in Italian universities; in this case, the body issuing this certification undertakes to return the scholarship on behalf of the student in case of revocation.
For students recognized as political refugees and stateless persons, only income and assets held in Italy are taken into account according to the procedures set forth in the DPCM 159/13. These students must attach a copy of the certificate attesting to their status as a political refugee or stateless person to the application. Students applying for political asylum are required to present the official documentation of the asylum request. Also for these students only income and assets held in Italy are taken into account according to the methods provided for by DPCM 159/13. The possible granting of the scholarship remains suspended until the recognition of refugee status. Once the status has been recognized, in addition to acquiring the right to the payment of the monetary portion of the scholarship, the student can start enjoying the services connected to the scholarship (canteen and accommodation if available) for free.