Graduate Students

The Carlo Bellini Dissertation Fellowship

(Jan 07, 2015)

On the occasion of its fortieth anniversary, the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations calls for applications for the Carlo Bellini Dissertation Fellowship. The Fellowship will be offered every second year to a doctoral student (D.M.L.; Ed.D.; Ph.D.) writing a dissertation on a topic pertinent to Italy and its relationship to any aspect of the Italian diaspora in the United States. The winner of the Fellowship will be awarded at least $5,000 for the one-year program.

Students enrolled in a doctoral degree program at a not-for-profit U.S. university recognized by any of the regional accreditation agencies are eligible. Applicable fields of study may include but are not limited to the following: anthropology, art history, cinema, history, linguistics, literature, pedagogy, psychology, sociology, etc.

The winner of the Fellowship will be announced in the spring semester for the subsequent academic year. On completion of the program, the Fellow will deliver a lecture on his or her research before the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations and invited guests.

Read the press release and download the fellowship application form below.


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