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Excellence Awards

a.y. 2021-22


"Excellence Award" in brief
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Starting from AY 2020-2021 Bocconi University has introduced a new type of financial aid aimed at awarding excellent profiles, the "Excellence Award".

The provisions below consitute official publication of the regulations a.y. 2021-2022 for the "Excellence award" benefit for students enrolled in the second or third year of a Bachelor of Science or Law program in the academic year 2021-2022.

1. Eligible students

The Excellence Award is assigned to:

> the 15 students enrolled in AY 2021-2022 in their second or third year of a Bachelor of Science program or Law program, with the highest GPA and a minimum defined number of credits.

2. Requirements for the evaluation

The Excellence Award AY 2021-2022 can be assigned to students:

a. regularly enrolled in the 2nd year of course in the a.y. 2021-2022 with the characteristics below:

  • have not been awarded other financial aid that includes a full tuition waiver for AY 2021-2022;
  • enrolled for the very first time in the university system in AY 2020-2021 at Bocconi University;
  • have earned at least 49 credits as of 10 August 2021.

b. regularly enrolled in the 3rd year of course in the a.y. 2021-2022 with the characteristics below:

  • have not been awarded other financial aid that includes a full tuition waiver for AY 2021-2022;
  • enrolled for the very first time in the university system in AY 2020-2021 at Bocconi University;
  • have earned at least 49 credits as of 10 August 2021.

3. Results

Students meeting the abovementioned requirements will be automatically evaluated by the Fees, Funding and Housing Office together with the appointed Scholarship Committe in September 2021 based on their weighted GPA as of 10 August 2021. Awards will be assigned while funds are available.

Awardees will be informed by the end of October and will benefit from a full tuition waiver for the academic year of assignment.

The first installment-advance payment already paid to complete enrollment in the academic year will be refunded by January to the bank account indicated in the student's Punto Blu.

The benefit for the academic year 2021-2022 will be included in the student's financial situation, which can be viewed at the Punto Blu (> administrative area> Fees, Funding and Housing) ONLY after verification by the Fees, Funding and Housing Office of the regular enrollment for the academic year 2021-2022. For this reason, students who in the academic year 2021-2022 will be "registered with reserve" (or have enrollment subject to reserve) will not be able to view in the system the benefit assigned for the academic year 2021-2022 and will not be able to receive a refund of the first installment paid (advance payment) for 2021-2022 until the reserve is lifted.


4. Renewal

An automatic renewal of the award for the following academic year is NOT foreseen. Nevertheless, students who have been awarded for a.y. 2021-2022 may be taken into consideration for a merit-based financial aid for the following year 2022-2023.

The provisions above constitute official publication of the regulations concerning the renewal of the “Excellence Awards ” benefit for assignees in the a.y. 2021-2022.

5. Revocation and loss of the benefit

Students will automatically lose the award if:

> they accept, in any course year, a different benefit equal to or greater than the "Excellence Award" assigned by Bocconi University; in this regard, it is specified that in the event that the student subsequently lose this benefit, the benefit provided by the "Excellence Award" cannot be restored;

verifications carried out by the Fees, Funding and Housing Office reveal false declarations made by the student for the assignment of the award: the revocation shall take effect starting from the moment in which the illicit behavior took place and shall entail the full payment of due tuition and fees starting from the academic year in which the student benefited from the Excellence Award following false declarations (articles 71 and 75 of Italian D.P.R. 445/2000);

they receive disciplinary sanctions imposed by Bocconi University: disciplinary sanctions imposed by Bocconi University will result in a revocation of the benefit starting from the day the disciplinary sanction is imposed. Students whose award is revoked will be required to pay in full any tuition and fees installments that may still be due according to their fees relief target at the date of the revocation, according to the official deadlines defined by the Fees, Funding and Housing Office.

The student also lose the benefit if he withdraws from studies or transfers to another university during the academic year; in this case the loss of the benefit takes effect from the moment of withdrawal or transfer.

The provisions above constitute official publication of the regulations concerning the revocation and the loss of the “Excellence Awards” benefit for assignees in the a.y. 2021-2022.

Last modified 26/04/2021 - 15:15:41