2013 Vittore Branca International Center for Study of Italian Culture Scholarships in Italy

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Vittore Branca International Center Study for Italian Culture offers PhD and Postdoctoral Scholarships for International and Italian scholarsScholarships are provided in the field of Italian Culture especially that of the Veneto–with an interdisciplinary approach in one of these fields: art history, literature, music, drama, antique books, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities. The application deadline is 28th February 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of Italian Culture especially that of the Veneto–with an interdisciplinary approach in one of the following fields: art history, literature, music, drama, antique books, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD and post doctorate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Vittore Branca International Center
Scholarship can be taken at: Italy

Eligibility: -Wishing to spend a research period in Venice between April 2013 and April 2014
-Scholarships are awarded to PhD and post doctorate students who must not be over 35 years old on 31 January 2013
-Italian and international scholars wishing to further their studies of Italian culture specially that of the Veneto–with an interdisciplinary approach in one of these fields: art history, literature, music, drama, antique books, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International and students of Italy can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture offers two different kinds of scholarships to scholars wishing to spend a research period in Venice between April 2013 and April 2014. Candidates shall propose a research topic focused on the archives and documents kept in the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice. Study of Italian Culture Scholarships are provided in the field of Italian Culture especially that of the Veneto –with an interdisciplinary approach in one of the following fields: art history, literature, music, drama, antique books, Venetian history and comparative cultures and spiritualities.

Number of award(s): -3 PhD scholarships are offered.
-6 post doctorate scholarships are offered.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? –3 scholarships worth 12,500 euros each for PhD students
–6 scholarships worth 6,250 euros each for post doctorate researchers students

Other Benefits: Facilities and benefits include: The Libraries and Photo Library, cultural events (courses, seminars, conferences, exhibitions, concerts, etc.), the Residence, tutors and various other services.

Selection criteria: Candidates considered to be suitable on the grounds of the documents.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Complete application with the required documents should be sent by registered post or courier. Applications must arrive with the following enclosed documents:
-degree certificate(s) with marks for individual exams, or an equivalent or superior qualification;
-a copy of a degree dissertation (for PhD students) or doctorate thesis (for post doctorate researchers) and copies of any other relevant academic works (NB the latter can be sent in digital form on CD ROM or DVD);
-curriculum vitae, including knowledge of languages, and authorization to handle private data according to Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003;
-the research topic and a description (around 1,500 words) of the study program that the candidate will follow, 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 (NB the letters must be the originals printed on the headed notepaper of the relevant university or institution).

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 28th February 2013.

Note: All international scholars who win a scholarship must have or obtain an Italian tax code, condition sine qua non for the scholarship. Anyone staying in Italy for a long period must regularize their position with the relevant Immigration Office. The Giorgio Cini Foundation declines all responsibility for individual visas and stay permits.

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