Italian Giorgio Cini Foundation Scholarships Foreign Applicants 2015

Italian Giorgio Cini Foundation Scholarships Foreign Applicants 2015

The Giorgio Cini Foundation is offering three short term scholarships for studies focused on the Benno Geiger Archive. The scholarships lasting one month are offered to Italian and foreign graduates, postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers under the age of 35 on 31 January 2015. The scholarships must be used by staying at the “Vittore Branca” International Center for Studies of Italian Culture in the period from November 2015 to April 2016. The application deadline is 30 June 2015.

  • Study Subject(s): Italian Giorgio Cini Foundation Scholarships Foreign Applicants 2015 are awarded for studies on “Benno Geiger” archive and on other literary archives which is preserved and developed on the Island of San Giorgio, as well as on other literary archives held by the Foundation.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to graduates, postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers for one month studies at the “Vittore Branca” International Center for Studies of Italian Culture.
  • Scholarship Provider: The Giorgio Cini Foundation, Italy
  • Scholarship can be taken at: Italy

Eligibility: The three scholarships lasting one month are offered to Italian and foreign graduates, postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers under the age of 35 on 31 January 2015. The scholarships must be used by staying at the “Vittore Branca” International Center for Studies of Italian Culture in the period from November 2015 to April 2016.

  • Italian and foreign students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • The Giorgio Cini Foundation offers three scholarships for studies focused on the Benno Geiger Archive, which is preserved and developed on the Island of San Giorgio, as well as on other literary archives held by the Foundation. The scholarships are in accordance with Elsa Geiger Ariè’s will and are associated with the “Premio letterario Benno per la traduzione poetica”, an annual poetry translation prize, set up to commemorate her father.
  • The Giorgio Cini Foundation offers three scholarships.
  • Scholarships are offered for one month. The scholarships must be used by staying at the “Vittore Branca” International Center for Studies of Italian Culture in the period from November 2015 to April 2016.
  • Each scholarship worth 2,000 euros will be divided as follows:
    -a gross sum of 1,000 euros as a contribution to general expenses, travel and board. This sum will be paid in a single installment at the end of the one-month period by bank or postal order only. Non-Italians who are awarded a scholarship must obtain an Italian tax code, otherwise the funds cannot be paid.
    -one month’s accommodation free of charge (worth 1,000 euros) in the Vittore Branca Center Residence on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore as well as participation in its cultural events and the free use of its facilities (library and photo library, tutorships, accommodation with telephone and cable Internet connection, self-catering facilities, laundromat, food dispensers; common lounge, music room, fitness area and terrace)
  • The winners of the scholarships will be selected by the jury of the Premio Geiger when it convenes to choose the winner of the prize for the 2015 edition in September. At the end of the proceedings, the scholarship winners’ names will be communicated in writing and will be officially announced during the prize-awarding ceremony at the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice.

How to Apply: Candidates should apply for selection to the Premio Geiger Secretary’s Office by sending the relevant application form plus the following enclosed documents via email or post:
-degree certificate(s) with marks for individual exams, or an equivalent or superior qualification
-a copy of a degree dissertation (for post-grad students) or doctorate thesis (for postdoctoral researchers) and copies of any other relevant academic works stored on a digital medium (CD ROM or DVD)
-curriculum vitae, including knowledge of languages, and authorization to handle private data according to Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, both on paper
-description on paper (around 1,500 words) of the research theme and academic project proposed by the candidate, specifying aims, time scale, and materials and documents that will be consulted at the Giorgio Cini Foundation
-three reference letters from professors and scholars who supervise or have supervised the candidate; the letters must be on headed notepaper of the relevant university or institution.

The Italian Giorgio Cini Foundation Scholarships Foreign Applicants 2015 application deadline is 30 June 2015.

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