Bank of Italy: Bonaldo Stringher, Giorgio Mortara and Donato Menichella Scholarships
Every year the Bank of Italy offers "Bonaldo Stringher", "Giorgio Mortara" and "Donato Menichella" scholarships for graduates wishing to undertake further study in the following fields:
- political economy and economic policy
- mathematical, statistical and econometric methods, mainly applied to the analysis of institutions, markets and financial instruments and the regulations governing them
- the relationship between the legal framework and economic growth and the impact of regulation on economic activity.
Applicants must have completed a 4- or 5-year degree course at an Italian or equivalent foreign university, obtaining marks of 110/110 or equivalent, and they must be proficient in one or more foreign languages.
With these scholarships, the Bank of Italy funds promising graduates who are seriously interested in doing research in the fields described. Accordingly, in judging applications, special importance is attached to the candidate’s degree thesis and his or her aptitude for scholarly work as demonstrated in the thesis, as well as to the programme of scholarship and research that the candidate sets out.
The Bank of Italy may also grant - to the winners and particularly deserving applicants selected by the examining boards -first training research scholarships lasting three months (which may be extended up to six months) to take part in research projects at the Bank.
Competitions for the scholarships are normally announced in the summer of each year, with a deadline for applications in October and the award of the scholarships in December.
Unicredit & Universities - Summer School Programme
The contest offers 5 grants a Summer School program at any of the following European Universities: Barcelona GSE (BGSE – 2 grants), London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE – 2 grants), University College of London (UCL- 1 grant). The summer schools have different duration (from 1 to 3 weeks depending on the university) during the period June-August 2019.
The 5 winners will receive € 1,500 for general expenses. In addition, the Foundation will fully pay the summer school.
Unicredit & Universities - Us Phd Scholarships
This scholarship allows one student to attend a PhD programme in economics or finance in the United States during the academic year 2019/20.
The competition is adressed to graduates from any of the countries of UniCredit perimeter. The competition is aimed at graduates who would like to attend a PhD programme in economics or finance at one of the five most prestigious universities in the United States:
- University of Chicago Booth School of Business
- Harvard University Department of Economics
- MIT Department of Economics
- Princeton University Department of Economics
- Stanford University Department of Economics
The scholarships are annual and renewable for a second year. Each scholarship amounts to €65,000 (or equivalent) gross of taxes for the entire 2-year period and includes university tuition fees (if any), travel expenses and health insurance.