Summary of student benefits and grants
for students enrolled in the FIRST YEARS
of all Bachelor of Science and single
cycle Master of Science and Master of
STUDENT BENEFITS AND GRANTS
Student benefits and grants made available by the Politecnico for the AY 2012/2013 are:
supplements to study grants for participation in international mobility programmes
subsidised accommodation service
catering service for students eligible for/beneficiaries of study grants.
PREREQUISITES FOR ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS: ENROLMENT
Remember that assignment of student benefits and grants presupposes that you have
completed enrolment for the AY 2012/2013.
Bear in mind that you can apply also before having formalised enrolment at the Politecnico
for the academic year 2012/2013, however, assignment of benefits is subject to completion of
enrolment within the official deadlines established by the University (for details see main
deadlines at http://www.polimi.it/didattica/calendario-accademico/).
REQUISITES FOR ACCESS TO SBG BENEFITS
Before submitting the application for assignment of SBG benefits check if you meet the
economic and merit requisites required by the competition call.
WARNING: Students who enrol in the first year of Bachelor of Science or single cycle Master
of Science programmes must pass the entrance test for programmes without Additional
Educational Requirements - OFA (TOL OFA, TEST OFA, total OFA, drawing OFA,
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. The requisites for
participating in the competition are described in Articles 4, 5, 6 and
7 - General Part - page 8 et seq
If you have difficulty in reaching the minimum number of credits required by the call, in the
presence of certain requisites, you can use a "credit bonus" to bridge any gaps between the
minimum number of credits required by the call and credits actually acquired.
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. The bonus is
regulated by art. 8 - General Part page 8 et seq.
You must submit the application no later than 3 September 2012.
HOW TO APPLY
If you meet the requisites of the Competition Call, you can apply by completing the on-line
form available at www.polimi.it/borse
WARNING: before “confirming” the on-line application make sure it has been completed
correctly, since once you click the “confirm” button you can no longer change the contents.
Following confirmation of the application, you will receive, at the e-mail address provided
during registration, a summary of the content of your application.
THERE IS NO NEED TO SEND/SUBMIT A PAPER COPY OF THE APPLICATION
TO THE STUDENT BENEFITS AND GRANTS AND INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY
SERVICE. Remember, however, to send to the Student Benefits and Grants and International
Mobility Service the ISEEU/ISPEU certification if you used as CAAF (Authorised Tax
Assistance Centre) NOT affiliated with the Politecnico.
To facilitate the presentation of applications, the following are available:
a telephone help desk (tel.: +39 02.2399.4471 – 02.2399.4472 –02.2399.4473 -
02.2399.4474 - 02.23992268) operative from Monday to Friday, 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.;
a number of internet-connected workstations in the offices at no. 42 Via Golgi that can
be used to complete the on-line application;
an e-mail service firstname.lastname@example.org;
a counter service in the offices at no. 42 Via Golgi operative from Monday to Friday,
9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. The procedures for
submitting applications are described in art. 10 - General Part -
The study grant is a sum of money paid in 2 instalments, assigned to students who meet the
merit and income requisites prescribed by the Competition Call having duly filed an
application. The amount of the study grant varies according to financial status and origin of
the student (“at home”, “commuting” or “away from home”).
To prove the "away from home" status, one of the following must be submitted to the Student
Benefits and Grants and International Mobility Service by no later than 15 October 2012:
copy of the duly registered rental agreement made out in the your name or in the
name of one of your parents;
certificate or other tax-valid document in relation to payment of rent in the case of
students domiciled at colleges, student residences or boarding schools not managed
by the Politecnico di Milano.
Failure to submit this documentation will result in you being considered as commuting.
If you are a foreign student, you will nevertheless be considered “away from home”,
regardless of the place of residence in Italy, unless the student's family resides in Italy.
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. The amounts of
grants and the differentiation between students at home,
commuting and away from home are described in art. 4 Special
Part - Student Grants - page 23 et seq.
PUBLICATION OF RANKINGS
You can see your position in the provisional ranking at www.polimi.it/borse from 8 October
You can appeal against the rankings no later than 10 days from the date of publication.
Appeals must be made in writing, signed and must be accompanied by all documentation
suitable for justifying your grounds.
Once the examination of appeals has been completed by the appropriate administration, you
can see your position in the final ranking at www.polimi.it/borse from 31 October 2012.
PAYMENT OF STUDY GRANTS
The study grant will be paid in two instalments, in particular:
the first instalment will be paid by 23 November 2012;
the second instalment will be paid as follows:
by 30 April 2013 for students who during the first examination session (February-
March 2013) attain the number of credits required for payment of the second
by 31 October 2013 for students who attain the number of credits required for
payment of the second instalment by 10 August 2013.
You can decide how you want to receive payment of the grant via the application
“identification of payment procedures” available in personalised on-line services.
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. The ranking calculation
method and publication deadlines are described in Articles 5, 6, 7 and 8
Special Part - Student Grants - page 25 et seq
INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY SUPPLEMENTS
If you enrol for the first year of Master of Science programmes and, for the academic
2012/2013, you are the beneficiary or eligible non-beneficiary of a student grant, you can
benefit from a supplement of the same for participation in international mobility programmes.
AMOUNT OF CONTRIBUTION
The contribution is for 550 euros per month for the duration of the stay abroad, up to a
maximum of 10 months. The value of any further contributions granted with European Union
funds, or funds from other public or private parties, or following bilateral agreements – even if
not Community-related - is deducted from this amount. You can also apply to the Student
Benefits and Grants and International Mobility Service for reimbursement of return travel costs
up to a value of 150 euros (for European countries) and up to 500 euros (for non-European
countries). Remember to submit to the Student Benefits and Grants and International Mobility
Service, not later than 30 days after returning from the mobility period, the return tickets for
which you want to obtain a refund.
WARNING: Throughout the entire period of stay abroad you cannot use the catering service
at the subsidised rate. This prohibition also applies if - during the period of study abroad - you
return to Italy for whatever reason (e.g. for exams, Christmas holidays, etc.).
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. The international mobility
supplements are described in Chapter II, Special Part page 32 et seq.
SUBSIDISED ACCOMMODATION SERVICE
If you are a student AWAY FROM HOME, in possession of merit and income requirements
prescribed by the Call, you may request accommodation at a subsidised rate in one of the
Politecnico residences (www.residenze.polimi.it)
The deadline for submitting the application is 3 September 2012.
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. The procedures for
submitting applications are described in art. 10 - General
COST OF ACCOMMODATION
If you are a student benefiting from a grant, from the amount of the grant for the AY
2012/2013 an amount as a flat rate contribution to the cost of the accommodation will be
deducted. As an example, bear in mind that in 2011/2012 the deduction amounted to euro
WARNING: The deduction will be reduced proportionately if the student uses the
accommodation for a number of months less than the entire academic year (e.g. allocation of
accommodation at later dates, participation in international mobility programmes, etc.).
If, on the other hand, you are an eligible student but not beneficiary of a grant for the AY
2012/2013 you must pay a monthly rent equal to 1/11 of the deduction applied to students
benefiting from grants.
Finally, if you are a student benefiting from a grant and eligible but not benefiting from
subsidised accommodation you must pay monthly rent corresponding to the non-subsidised
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. The cost of
accommodation is provided for in Article 10 -
Subsidised accommodation service - page 41 et seq
PUBLICATION OF RANKINGS
If you are a student enrolled in the first year of Bachelor of Science and single-cycle Master of
Science programmes, you can see your ranking position at www.polimi.it/residenze from 18
If you are a student enrolled in the first year Master of Science programmes, you can see your
ranking position at www.polimi.it/residenze from 24 September 2012.
WARNING: you will be considered as having renounced if you do not accept the
accommodation within 3 days of the assignment notification. In this case, the
accommodation will automatically be assigned to the next student in the ranking.
Politecnico di Milano residences will be closed from 1 to 31 August 2013.
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. Ranking
publication dates and the accommodation acceptance
procedure are provided in Articles 7, 8 and 9. Special
Part – Subsidised accommodation service -
SUBSIDISED CATERING SERVICE
If you are the beneficiary or eligible non-beneficiary of a student grant for the AY
2012/2013, you are entitled to use the subsidised catering service. You will therefore be given,
at the Student Benefits and Grants counter, an Electronic Card “topped up” with “daily” meal
vouchers which you can use in canteens affiliated with the Politecnico (for a list of affiliated
canteens see the website
DURATION OF THE SERVICE
For all students enrolled in the first years of Bachelor of Science and single cycle Master of
Science programmes, the catering service will be functioning from 16 November 2012 to 15
The catering service will be suspended for the entire month of August 2013.
USE OF THE ELECTRONIC CARD
Meal vouchers "topped up" on the card must be used in the course of the day. If you do not use
them they will be lost and you cannot accumulate them with those you will use on subsequent
Should you take part in international mobility programmes, throughout the entire period of
stay abroad, you cannot use the subsidised catering service. This prohibition also applies if -
during the period of study abroad - you return to Italy for whatever reason (e.g. for exams,
Christmas holidays, etc.).
AMOUNTS ON THE ELECTRONIC CARD
The value of the meal voucher varies according to your status (beneficiary of a grant or only
eligible but not beneficiary) and the fact that you are away from home, commuting or at home.
Consult the call at www.polimi.it/borse. The
amounts on the Card and instructions for use are
described in Article 3 - Special Part - Subsidised
Summary table of main deadlines
APPLICATION DEADLINE 3 September 2012
18 September 2012 (students enrolled in the
first year of Bachelor of Science and single-
PUBLICATION OF FINAL
cycle Master of Science programmes)
24 September 2012 (students enrolled in
the first year of Master of Science
PUBLICATION OF PROVISIONAL STUDY 8 October 2012
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF RENTAL 15 October 2012
CONTRACT TO SBG
DEADLINE FOR APPEAL AGAINST 18 October 2012
STUDY GRANT RANKINGS
PUBLICATION OF FINAL STUDY GRANT 31 October 2012
PAYMENT OF FIRST INSTALMENT
(by) 23 November 2012
(by) 30 April 2013 (for students who acquire the
number of credits within the first examination
PAYMENT OF SECOND INSTALMENT
(by) 31 October 2013 (for students who acquire the
number of credits by 10 August 2013)