ACIS CassaMarca Scholarships for HDR Research in Italy: Now Open

The Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS), supported by the Cassamarca Foundation (Treviso), promotes the activities of research and teaching in the area of Italian Studies in Australasian tertiary institutions. Information on its work can be obtained here.

ACIS is offering UP TO THREE scholarships worth $5,000 each to provide postgraduate students at an Australian or New Zealand university with the opportunity to work on a research project in Italy in 2016. For one of the awards, the Dino De Poli Scholarship which honours the President of the Cassamarca Foundation, preference may be given to applications for research on any aspect of the culture, history and society of North East Italy.

The scholarships are available to students who in 2016 will be enrolled, full-time or part-time, in Master by research or PhD degrees in a university in Australia or New Zealand and who will be engaged in research projects in any of the following areas of Italian Studies: archaeology and classical antiquities, language, literature, culture, history, politics and society, including migration studies.

Successful applicants will be expected to spend at least two months in Italy on research. The award must be taken up before 1 December 2016.

For full details, including how to apply, please visit:

Closing date for applications: Friday 30 October 2015.