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2015 Vittore Branca Center Residential Scholarships in Italian Culture, Italy

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The Giorgio Cini Foundation offers two different types of residential scholarships to Italian and international scholars wishing to spend a research period in Venice between April 2015 and April 2016. Up to 3 Type A Scholarships worth 12,500 euros each for a period of six months are available to PhD students who must not be over 35 years old on 31 January 2015. Up to 6 Type B scholarships worth 6,250 euros each are awarded for post-doctorate students who must not be over 40 years old on 31 January 2015 for a period of three months. The application deadline is 31 January, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in Italian culture studies especially that of the Veneto – with an interdisciplinary approach in one of the following fields: art history, literature, music, drama, early printed books, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to PhD and post-doctorate students for further research at the Vittore Branca Center.
Scholarship Provider: The Giorgio Cini Foundation, Venice
Scholarship can be taken at: Italy

Eligibility: The “Vittore Branca” International Center for the Study of Italian Culture offers two different types of residential scholarships to scholars wishing to spend a research period in Venice between April 2015 and April 2016:

  • Type A Scholarships– for PhD students who must not be over 35 years old on 31 January 2015, willing to spend six months doing research at the Vittore Branca Center;
  • Type B Scholarships – for post-doctorate students who must not be over 40 years old on 31 January 2015, willing to spend three months doing research at the Vittore Branca Center.
  • The residential scholarships are offered to Italian and international1 scholars wishing to further their studies of Italian culture – especially that of the Veneto – with an interdisciplinary approach in one of the following fields: art history, literature, music, drama, early printed books, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities. Candidates shall propose a research topic specifically focused on the archives and documents kept in the Giorgio Cini Foundation, Venice.

Scholarship Open for International Students: These residential scholarships are awarded to Italian and international scholars.

Scholarship Description: The Giorgio Cini Foundation offers three and six months scholarships to Italian and international scholars wishing to further their studies of Italian culture – especially that of the Veneto – with an interdisciplinary approach in one of the following fields: art history, literature, music, drama, early printed books, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities. The “Vittore Branca” International Center for the Study of Italian Culture offers two different types of residential scholarships to scholars wishing to spend a research period in Venice between April 2015 and April 2016:

  • TYPE A Scholarships: 3 scholarships worth 12,500 euros each for PhD students who must not be over 35 years old on 31 January 2015, willing to spend six months doing research at the Vittore Branca Center;
  • TYPE B Scholarships: 6 scholarships worth 6,250 euros each for post-doctorate students who must not be over 40 years old on 31 January 2015, willing to spend three months doing research at the Vittore Branca Center.

Number of award(s): Up to 3 Type A scholarships and 6 Type B scholarships will be available.

Duration of award(s): The Giorgio Cini Foundation offers three and six months scholarships.

What does it cover?

  • Each type A scholarship will be divided as follows: a gross sum of 6,200 euros as a contribution to general expenses, travel and board, paid in two equal installments at the end of each three-month period by bank or postal order only; accommodation free of charge (equivalent to a conventional cost of 6,300 euros) for six months in the Vittore Branca Center Residence on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore and free use of the Vittore Branca Center facilities.
  • Each type B scholarship will be divided as follows: a gross sum of 3,100 euros as a contribution to general expenses, travel and board, paid in one installment at the end of the three-month residency period by bank or postal order only; accommodation free of charge (equivalent to a conventional cost of 3,150 euros) for three
    months in the Vittore Branca Center Residence on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore and free use of the Vittore Branca Center facilities.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Both positive and negative results of the assessment of the scholarship applications will be communicated by February 2015.

How to Apply: Candidates shall send their scholarship application, complete with the required documents, by registered post or courier.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 January, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

The Giorgio Cini Foundation


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