Grants for Researchers in Economics or Finance at Italian Universities

Deadline: 31/10/2010
Open to:
young researchers in economics or finance at any Italian university
Grant: EUR 10,000 gross per year

UniCredit & Universities Foundation has launched the first edition of the Post-Doc Research Grant competition, whose main aim is to support the academic research in Italy as well as to reinforce the cooperation among universities.

In its 1^ edition, the UniCredit &Universities Post-Doc Research Grant would be awarded to 3 young researchers, assistant professors or research assistants (or equivalent positions) at Italian Universities. Each grant would be worth EUR 10,000 gross per year. Grants would be awarded for a maximum duration of two years.

To be eligible, applicants must:

1. be born after 1974 at the time of applying (while for women the birth date can be increased by one year per maternity)
2. have a PhD in economics or finance
3. be assistant professor or research assistant, or employed with an equivalent position at any accredited Italian university (while nationality is not relevant as eligibility requirement)
4. present a Research Project not yet financed with funds generating income increase

In addition, the topic of research must be in the fields of economics or finance. Applications must be received by 31 October 2010, with grants commencing from January 2011. Candidates may only apply online, using the application form available on this website.

The selection process will be conducted by the Scientific Committee of the Foundation. Winners will be announced by mid December 2010.

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