Villa I Tatti Fellowship for International Students in Italy 2015

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Scholarship Description:

Villa I Tatti Fellowship for International Students in Italy 2015 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Villa I Tatti Fellowship for International Students in Italy, Annually Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies offers I Tatti Fellowships for postdoctoral research in Italian Renaissance in Italy. Fifteen fellowships are available for Italian Renaissance scholars from all nations. Fellows are selected by an international and interdisciplinary committee that welcomes applications from Italian Renaissance scholars from all nations.  The application deadline is October 15, 2015. Late applications will not be accepted.


Participating Institute: Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Italy.

Study Subject: The fellowship is awarded in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance.
Degree Level: This fellowship is for pursuing postdoctoral research at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Italy.

Eligibility:


  1. Fellows are selected by an international and interdisciplinary committee that welcomes applications from Italian Renaissance scholars from all nations. The committee aims to assess the ability of candidates to contribute in a collegial way to the intellectual life of the Harvard Center. It pays special attention to the candidate’s curriculum vitae, the strength of the proposed project, and its potential to yield original results.

  2. At the time of application, scholars must hold a PhD, dottorato di ricerca, or an equivalent degree. They must be conversant in either English or Italian and able to understand both languages. They should be in the early stages of their career, having received a PhD between 2005-2014 and have a solid background in Italian Renaissance studies. (NB: The PhD certificate must bear a date between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2014, inclusive.)

  3. The Fellow is responsible to obtain a visa, permesso di soggiorno, and health coverage (and, if appropriate, for accompanying family members). The Fellow must determine if a visa is required and, if necessary, obtain one before travel.

  4. Renewals or repeats of an I Tatti Fellowship are not granted. Scholars can apply to only one type of I Tatti Fellowship at a time.


Eligible Nationalities: International applicants are eligible for this postdoctoral research.


 

What does it cover: Fellows are offered a study, use of the Biblioteca Berenson, lunches on weekdays, and various other privileges. The maximum stipend is $50,000, plus a supplement towards relocation expenses. There are several apartments on I Tatti property, rent free, but with charges for utilities. A housing subsidy is made available for Fellows who cannot be accommodated within the I Tatti Estate. If the candidate receives partial salary or outside grants, this must be explained on the application or in subsequent correspondence with the Director.

Notification: Late applications will not be accepted. Notification will be made at the beginning of February.

Application Procedure: Applications for the I Tatti Fellowship are accepted exclusively online. These applications can be written in English or Italian and must be submitted electronically by midnight. Applicants must have two scholars who know their work well submit recommendations online by October 22, 2015. These recommendations can be written in English or Italian. When applicants enter the online application system, they will be asked to provide the names of their referees. After the applicant registers the referees and submits a completed application, the referees will receive an email explaining how to access the system and submit their letters electronically. It is the applicants’ responsibility to inform the scholars writing on their behalf of the nature of the project and the deadline.

Deadline: The application deadline is October 15, 2015. Late applications will not be accepted.


Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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Degree Level:

Villa I Tatti Fellowship for International Students in Italy 2015 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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