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Great Opportunities in Scientific and Technological Research: Awards and Scholarships.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and the Dompé Foundation present exciting opportunities for professionals in the scientific and technological research field. These initiatives target both the academic and industrial sectors, offering awards and scholarships to those who have excelled in their careers or are embarking on new academic paths.


Let's take a closer look:


MAECI Scientific and Technological Innovation Awards

MAECI promotes three distinct awards for outstanding researchers in science and technology:

  • Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award: For Italian researchers under 35, residing abroad (specifically in the USA) since January 1, 2019.

  • Innovation in Italian Style: For Italian entrepreneurs who have founded technological startups abroad (in this case, in the USA), operating for at least 5 years.

  • Science, She Says: For five non-Italian women, one from each world region (Africa and the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Central and South America and the Caribbean, North America), residing in the country where they conduct their activities since January 1, 2019.

For more details and to apply, visit this link.

Applications close on January 16, 2024, and must be sent via email to the Italian Embassy in Washington DC at this address: scien.washington@esteri.it


Rita Levi Montalcini Scholarship for the Academic Year 2023-2024

The Dompé Foundation honors the legacy of Rita Levi Montalcini, the only Italian woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Medicine, with a scholarship program. These are aimed at students of all nationalities, admitted or engaged in Masters, PhDs, or postdocs in Neuroscience or Neurobiology at U.S. universities. With an investment of 1 million dollars this year, the Foundation has already awarded 81 scholarships in three years.


Applications for this prestigious program are due by December 31, 2023.

For more information and to apply, visit this link.

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