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22 SCHOLARSHIPS FROM 30% TO 20% TUITION FEE COVERAGE

NABA, International Academy of Arts and Design, is pleased to launch the second edition of NABA’S GOT TALENT, open to International students for Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs, academic year 2020/2021.
The scholarship competition aims at selecting the best international profiles and at supporting their outstanding talents.
For this very reason, NABA offers 11 scholarships covering 30% of the tuition fee and 11 scholarships covering 20% of the tuition fee for the Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs starting in September 2020 and February 2021.

DEADLINE – July 1st, 2020
INFORMATION – [email protected]

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SELECTION

Creativity is not an abstract exercise, on the contrary, it requires the ability to contextualize and elaborate information and look for new solutions with an open spirit capable of listening and interacting.

NABA will award the scholarships following qualitative and commitment measures that the Jury will assess by reviewing the portfolio of projects and the motivation letter (artistic statement) of the candidates.

Portfolios are reviewed taking into consideration: aesthetic awareness, composition, drawing, design, color perception, spatial perception, quality of presentation, technique and originality.

Favorable consideration is given to strong 2D and 3D work that shows fully rendered pieces, excellent craftsmanship, attention to technique and original design.

All materials submitted should be clearly labeled with the applicant’s name and contact information. Digital or internet based works can be submitted.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

Candidates willing to participate must submit the following materials:

  • Artistic portfolio of projects and works [1];
  • Artistic statement [2];
  • NABA Three-year Bachelor of Arts Degree Application Forms 2020/21 for September Intake downloadable at the link bit.ly/2rEuHCV and February Intake downloadable at the link https://bit.ly/37b2KTh
  • Copy of the high school diploma (if available), translated into English or Italian or School Attendance Certificate of the 12th year;
  • Copy of the high school academic transcripts, translated into English or Italian;
  • Copy of the passport;
  • Competition application form here attached

Application fee of 100,00 euro is waived for competition participants.

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates holding a first-level academic diploma or BA degree, or about to graduate within the academic year 2019/20 and with a knowledge of the Italian/English language (according to the medium of instruction of the program) equal to a complete B1 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (IELTS 5.0 or equivalent for English programs).

PRIZES

11 scholarships covering 30% and 11 scholarships covering 20% of the full standard tuition fee (equal to 17.360 euro for September 2020 intake and 18.060 euro for February 2021, both net of regional tax) valid for the academic year 2020/21.

MILAN CAMPUS

  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Graphic Design and Art Direction, English or Italian language;
  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Design, English or Italian language;
  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Fashion Design, English or Italian language;
  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Media Design and Multimedia Arts, English or Italian language;
  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Creative Technologies, English or Italian language;
  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Set Design, English or Italian language;
  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Painting and Visual Arts, English or Italian language.

ROME CAMPUS

  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Graphic Design and Art Direction, English or Italian language;
  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Fashion Design, English or Italian language;
  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Media Design and Multimedia Arts, English or Italian language;
  • One 30% scholarship and one 20% scholarship for the BA Program in Painting and Visual Arts, English or Italian language.


Each candidate is allowed to submit one application selecting only one BA program and only one campus.

JURY

The submitted applications will be selected and evaluated by leading Faculty of the chosen BA Program and the Admission jury.

DEADLINES

Interested candidates shall upload the requested materials on the following URL competition.naba.it or submit via e-mail at [email protected] indicating in the subject “NABA’S GOT TALENT – SECOND EDITION 2020” by and not later than July 1st, 2020.

After submitting their applications, candidates will receive a confirmation e-mail within 48 hours. If candidates do not receive a confirmation, they should write to: [email protected]

Final results will be communicated to participants via e-mail by July 10th, 2020. Winners are requested to accept the prize by sending an e-mail to [email protected] by and not later than July 15th, 2020. If no feedback is received by this date, the scholarship will be revoked.

Once the prizes have been accepted, winners must confirm their participation in the BA Program by sending copy of the pre-enrollment fee payment by and not later than July 17th, 2020.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • The amount of the scholarship will be discounted from the overall tuition fees equivalent to 17.360 euro (net of regional tax) for September 2020 Intake and 18.060 euro (net of regional tax) for February 2021 Intake, and will be deducted for every academic year from the last instalment of the Tuition Fees.
  • The scholarship is renewable for 2nd and 3rd year if specific academic criteria are met. [3]
  • NABA is entitled not to award the scholarship if the projects are deemed not to meet the suitable standards defined by the jury. The jury will judge at its own discretion and its decision is final.
  • Should the evaluation of two candidates result equivalent, NABA will choose the winner according to the Grade Point Average obtained during the high school (up until the moment when the application is presented).
  • Assigned scholarships that are not redeemed could be transferred to the next candidate in the ranking list.
  • The scholarships presented in this public announcement cannot be combined with other economic reductions offered by NABA, including DSU scholarship.
  • The scholarship will be no longer applicable in case the student: does not enroll to NABA within the deadline set out by the competition announcement; renounces to attend the program or demands to be transferred to another Academy/University; incurs in more serious disciplinary penalties than written reprimand for infractions against NABA.
  • Awarded prizes cannot be deferred to future academic years and cannot be switched from Milan to Rome campus and vice versa.
  • Every moral or paternity right of all submitted works are property of the author.
  • The works sent to NABA will not be returned.
  • Rights related to exhibition, publication and broadcasting of winners’ works belong both to the authors and to NABA (and the related organization).

 

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NOTE

[1] Portfolio Submission
A portfolio of projects is the presentation of the applicant’s body of work, of their previous academic and/or professional and/ or amateurial experiences. There’s no need to include many projects rather a selection of the most important works, being either academic, professional or amateurial that will let us understand the candidate’s skills and potentials. Each portfolio will be assessed taking into account creativity, commitment, original ideas, layout, and technical skills.

Guidelines to the preparation of the Digital portfolio:
› Personal information – name, surname, date and place of birth, nationality, address, email address, telephone nr.;
› 5 to 10 projects – each project should be divided into separate folders (they can be drawings, illustrations, computer graphic, photos, videos, …);
› Each project should have a PDF description containing – title of the project, year of production, information if it is a project developed at school, on your own, …;
› Digital formats – Photos, graphic projects, drawings, sketches: PDF (including fonts), JPG or PNG 300 DPI;
› Websites – complete folder including html, css, images, swf, other. If it is online: please provide us with the url web;
› Videos – MPEG4 or AVI;
› Texts, researches or presentations – PDF.

[2] Artistic Statement
The applicant should write an essay (max 500 words) elaborating the following questions:
In the next future:
› What job would you like to do after you graduate?
› Why did you choose NABA to achieve that?
› What are you favorite means of expression?
› What or who inspires you?
› How living and studying in Milan will positively influence your work?

[3] Renewal for 2nd year:
› Achievement of at least 30 credits by the end of the 3rd exams session – Fall/September;
› Weighted average not lower than 27/30 by the end of the 3rd exams session – Fall/September; Renewal for 3rd year:
› Achievement of at least 88 credits by the end of the 3rd exams session – Fall/September;
› Weighted average not lower than 27/30 by the end of the 3rd exams session – Fall/September;

In order to get the renewal of the Scholarship for the new academic year (2nd and 3rd), the recipient should comply with NABA re-enrollment procedure and meet the requirements mentioned here above.
At the end of the third exam session (Fall/September), the Registration office will check whether the recipient meets the requirements to renew the Scholarship. Scholarship confirmation will be communicated to the student within October 31st.