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Scholarships for young researchers to spend time in Italy

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 11:44

Research Awards – Young Investigator Training Program 2018 Policy Evaluation and Young Investigators: Building a Network of Excellence Throughout the World. The Gran Sasso Science Institute – GSSI Social Sciences ( is part of the CERUP network ( promoting this call for applications and is one of the Italian institutions that will host the awarded researchers.

 Overall, 9 research grants (3.000 Euro for researchers from European institutions and 4.000 Euro for those from non-European institutions), financed by the Associazione di Fondazioni e Casse di Risparmio Italiane SpA (ACRI), will be awarded to selected researchers who will:

-        participate in the international conference CERUP 2018 “Challenges in Evaluating Regional and Urban Policy”, that will take place in Rome from 8 to 9 March 2018.

-        spend a one-month visiting in one of the leading Italian departments that agreed to participate in the network (please see the list in Annex 1 in the call)

Applicants need to meet the following criteria:

-        research focus on regional and urban sciences and methodologies applied to the impact of evaluation of public policies

-        aged up to 40 years

-        affiliation to foreign institutions (outside Italy) to promote international collaborations and encourage mobility of young scholars.

The deadline for application is the 22nd January 2018. Please make sure you state on the application your preferred hosting institution (e.g. GSSI). 

 All application and selection details are included in the attached call and can be found at this link:

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