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Fulbright offers criminology scholarship in Italy

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Applications are being sought for the Fulbright Fondazione Falcone-NIAF Scholarship in Criminology.

Sponsored by Fondazione Giovanni e Francesca Falcone and the Fulbright Program in Italy in cooperation with the National Italian American Foundation, the scholarship will be awarded to a U.S. graduate student to study and conduct research in criminology and the rule of law at the Fondazione in Palermo, Italy.

Students at the Bachelors, Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy and Juris Doctor levels, with special interest in criminology and related disciplines, including economics, sociology, education and anthropology, are invited to submit applications.

Preference will be given to students who are enrolled in a graduate program in criminology at a university in the United States at the time of application. Students with knowledge of Sicily’s history, economics and society will have priority in the selection process. Candidates also must be proficient in the Italian language at the time of application.

Applicants can choose from a period of study from six to nine months during the academic year 2016-17. The maximum scholarship award is $12,000 and will depend on length of study.

Students must submit applications for the academic year 2016-17 by the deadline: Oct. 13, 2015. For details, contact Cecilia Niccoli Vallesi at cniccoli@fulbright or click here.

 

 

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