Extraordinary grants

Extraordinary grants are benefits that can be applied for by students who find themselves in difficulties caused by serious events that have affected their ability to continue studying. For example:

  • serious economic problems due to premature death, to unemployment, to laying off, to mobility, to bankruptcy, etc. of a family member;
  • serious illnesses, accidents of any kind, rehab treatments that affected him or a member of his family;
  • natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, etc.

Precedence will be given to events that occurred during the two years preceding application.

Who can apply

You can apply if you are a student enrolled in a Laurea (equivalent to Bachelor of Science), in a Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to Master of Science), in a Single-Cycle or in a PhD Programme of Politecnico di Milano.

How to apply

  • download, fill in and sign this form;
  • attach all the documentation listed in Official Statement art. 3.
  • put form and attachments in an envelope addressed to the Rector of the Politecnico di Milano (Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32 - 20133 Milano). Please mind to write on the envelope "Extraordinary Grant application".

You can deliver the envelope by hand to the Protocol and Archive Service of the Politecnico di Milano - Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32- (Mon-Fri: 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. , 01.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.). Or you can send it by registered mail. If you prefer, you can also send all the documents through the certified e-mail address pecateneo(at)cert.polimi.it. Remember to indicate "Extraordinary Grant application" in the subject line and also that only a certified email address can send messages to a certified email.



These are the possible benefits:

  • financial contribution up to a maximum of €.2.200, if the applicant is an ‘away from home’ student;
  • financial contribution up to a maximum of €.1.600, if the applicant is an ‘local’ or ‘commuter’ student;
  • total or partial exemption from the payment of university fees and contributions, within the maximum limits of €.2.200 or €.1.600 referring to students status (‘away from home’, ‘local’,’ commuter’);
  • direct provision of services (e.g. grant of the canteen card), within the maximum limits of €.2.200 or €.1.600 depending on the profile of the applicant (‘away from home’, ‘local’,’ commuter’).


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