Scholarship at Vittore Branca Centre at Fondazione Giorgio Cini (Venice)

For the period from May 2011 to April 2012six scholarships are available to postgraduate students and PhD graduates wishing to attend the Vittore Branca Center and work on research projects aimed at developing the Foundation’s historical, artistic and documentary heritage according to the suggested research topics.

Age limit: candidates shall be younger than 35 by January 31, 2011

Application deadline: January 31, 2011

The scholarship consists of:

  • the gross sum of 7,000.00 euros as a contribution to general expenses, travel and board
  • six-months accommodation free of charge in the Residence on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore and the use of the Vittore Branca Center facilities

Scholarship application form (see website) shall be sent together with the admission form and all required attachments via registered mail or courierto the following address:

Fondazione Giorgio Cini onlus
Segreteria del Centro Internazionale di Studi della Civiltà Italiana “Vittore Branca”
Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore
30124 Venice

Candidates considered to be suitable on the grounds of the documents presented will be invited for an online or telephone interview in Italian or English with one or more directors of the Giorgio Cini Foundation and may be asked to provide supplementary information. The scholarships will be awarded by the Foundation after a selection process, with no right of appeal.

The results will be communicated by 28 February 2011. The Foundation will not return any of the documents received.

In addition to these scholarships the Fondazione Giorgio Cini offers accomodation to scholars wishing to study in Venice at reasonable rates, see website for further details:

Contact Information
Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture
tel. + 39 041 2710253
fb: Fondazione Giorgio Cini