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phd scholarships
PhD scholarships can be with own research topic or with predefined research topic.
The gross annual amount of the scholarship is usually € 15,343.28, but the Politecnico di Torino has  chosen to further enhance and promote the value of PhD programmes, increasing the amount of the scholarships to € 18.854,52.

All candidates compete for scholarships with own research topic, unless they explicitly waive their right to receive them (if available). 

The scholarships with predefined research topic are associated to particular research topics for which specific skills are required. Those applicants interested in one or more scholarships shall carefully verify which the field of research and the competences are required, as specified in the scholarship descriptive sheet and contact the relevant scientific referee.

The choice of the scholarship (or to waive the right to receive any) shall be made via Apply from 5 days before the beginning of the interviews for the selected PhD programme, up to 12.00 pm (midday - CET) of the day before the beginning of the interview session. The choice made shall not be revoked.
Summer session: 
PhD programme
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scholarships with own research topic
Description of scholarships with own research topic
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scholarships with predefined research topic
Description
of scholarships
with
predefined research topic
Architecture. History and Project with curriculum in "Transnational Architectural Models in a Globalized World" in convention with the School of Architecture of Tsinghua University55 University scholarships2
Architectural and Landscape Heritage2
2 University scholarships
1
Bioengineering and Medical-Surgical Sciences in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Torino0 17
Energetics4
4 University scholarships
12
 
Physics3
3 University scholarships
7
Management, Productionand Design4
4 University scholarships
7
Aerospace Engineering   4
4 University scholarships
5
Chemical Engineering3
3 University scholarships
6
 
Civil and Environmental Engineering22 University scholarships19
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (which includes the curriculum“Electrical Devices”, established  in convention with National Institute of Nuclear Physics - INFN)77 University scholarships7
Computer and Control Engineering3
3 University scholarships
13
Mechanical Engineering55 University scholarships10
Pure and Applied Mathematics in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Torino, the Consorzio Interuniversitario per l’Alta Formazione in Matematica and the Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica9
4 University scholarships
4 UniTo
1 INdAM/DISMA/
UniTO
8
Metrology, in convention with National Insitute of Metrological Reseach (INRiM)7
5 University scholarships
2 INRiM
3
Materials Science and Technology0 12
 
Urban and Regional Development in collaboration with the Università degli Studi di Torino9
3 University scholarships
1 University scholarship/DIST
2 DIST
3 UniTo
2
This table may be subject to changes/additions up to 5 days before the interviews
At the end of selection procedures, scholarships are allocated on the basis of the position in the ranking list.
The PhD student who has obtained a scholarship is exempted from paying tuition fees, except in the fixed amount.

The duration of the scholarship shall be equal to the length of the entire PhD programme, to be verified annually, and it shall be disbursed on a monthly basis.

The amount of the scholarship shall increase of 50% in the event of international mobility, for a period no longer than 18 months, pursuant to what provided in specific agreements.

Those who have already benefited, even partly, from a PhD scholarship in Italy, shall not be entitled to receive a second one. PhD scholarships are not compatible with research fellowships.

The PhD scholarship is subject to the deduction of INPS welfare contributions (art. 2, paragraph 26 of the Law 335/95 and subsequent amendments). From 1st January 2015, the overall deduction has increased by 30% (or by 23,50%, if the beneficiary is registered in other types of compulsory social security systems), of which 2/3 to be covered by the Administration and 1/3 by the boursary. It will be possible to visualize online INPS contributions payslips.

Concerning the compulsory submission of income declaration (730 or UNICO forms), the contributor whose sole income is represented by the received scholarship, shall not be obliged to submit the said declaration. However, students are advised to verify the information every year directly on Agenzia delle Entrate website and on the forms instructions.