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Giorgio Cini Foundation International Residential Scholarship 2022



If you are interested in studying 20th-century glass-making art in Italy, you should check out the 6 Month Residential Scholarships offered by the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Italy for the academic year 2022-2023.


The Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture offers the opportunity for interdisciplinary exchanges with fellow scholars attending the Center as well as with the academic community at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini.

Facilities and benefits include:

a) The Libraries and Photo Library at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, specialized in art history, Venetian history, literature, music, dance, drama and early printed books. The libraries are equipped with wi-fi. Vittore Branca Center scholars can enjoy advice by specialists and the possibility of borrowing books.

b) Cultural events (seminars, conferences, exhibitions, concerts, etc.) organized by the Fondazione Giorgio Cini. Residents thus have the opportunity to explore the broader background to their own work. Free access to the Gallery of Palazzo Cini is also foreseen.

c) The Residence – situated in the grounds of the Island, the Residence can accommodate around 90 scholars in self-catering mini-apartments with a telephone, connection to Internet. Kitchen facilities, such as kettle and microwave oven enable residents to economize on food expenses. The Residence also has reception, surveillance and cleaning services plus a laundromat. To encourage social life and exchanges of ideas, there are shared spaces for use by all guests: the living room, music room, fitness area and terrace.

d) Tutors to assist scholarship holders in becoming familiar with the island and its documentary and artistic heritage as well as offering guidance about the cultural offering of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini and the city of Venice in general.

e) Other services, such as:

– A work place with wi-fi in the Nuova Manica Lunga, the Fondazione’s main
documentary center;

– Social initiatives specifically aimed at residents;

– Guidance on the Venetian heritage and on how to use libraries and archives in the city of Venice.

Eligibility criteria for the Giorgio Cini Foundation International Residential Scholarship

1. Applicants must stay in the Vittore Branca Center Residence for six months.

2. Applicants must present their research projects to the academic and professional community.

3. Applicants can be undergraduates or graduates.

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Undergraduate, Doctoral or Post-doctoral

Value of Award: 6,200 EUROS

Number of Awards: 1

Eligible Field of Studies: Students can apply for research at the Glass Study Center / Institute of Art History.

Method of Application: Applicants can access the application form. Scholarship applications must be sent via mail at

Application Deadline: 31st August 2022.

Apply using this link:

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