"PhD Excellence Fund” – a.y. 2020-21

With the "Ph.D. Excellence" research grant, the Department of Economics and Management aims to finance the first phase of the career of the most promising Ph.D. students, from the submission of their dissertation to their access to the job market. 


Requirements for participation 

The call for applications is reserved for PhD students of the dSEA Ph.D. Course in Economics and Management who have submitted their PhD thesis to the external evaluation but have not yet discussed it or have discussed it by December 2020. PhD students who benefit from other scholarships or grants from Italian or foreign universities are excluded.


Required documentation

The application for participation must be completed directly by the candidate for the research grant.

To apply, please fill in the application form.


The applicants will be required to include the following documents and information in electronic format:

1) Name and surname of the PhD student

2) Curriculum Vitae and (possibly) list of publications of the PhD student

3) Doctoral thesis

4) No. 2 letters of reference (one mandatory from the supervisor of the thesis and one from another academic) 

5) Short research project (max 2 pages), preferably linked to the development of the thesis research themes during the year of coverage of the fellowship


Submission deadline

The application form must be completed exclusively online, no later than the 11th of January 2021 at 12:00 PM (noon).

Candidates will be informed of the outcome of the selection by e-mail no later than the 25th of January 2021.