Giuseppina Patiti Tahiri Scholarship in Italian Studies

This scholarship, worth $6000, is open to PhD or masters by research candidates in Italian Studies to support activities such as travel, attendance at conferences and overseas course fees.

Application dates

Applications are currently closed

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
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Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $6,000

Applicable study areas

Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a PhD or masters by research candidate in Italian Studies at the University of Melbourne School of Language and Linguistics
    • The scholarship may be used to support: research related travel; attendance at academic conferences or seminars; course fees at an overseas institution; other activity deemed directly to support the applicant’s research, as determined by the scholarship committee.
    • Recipients are required to:

    • Accept award online within 21 days
    • Submit a final report

    Selection criteria

    Selection will be based on the following criteria:

    • Academic achievement.
    • Merit of the proposed use of the scholarship, as outlined in a proposal of up to 500 words.
    • Consideration of academic references.
  • Application process

    Complete the online application and upload the following supporting documents:

    • A statement of about 500 words indicating how the award is likely to enhance your research project and graduate research experience
    • Details of your research program and/or travel itinerary if applicable
    • Current academic transcript
    • Two academic references
    • Any other information to support application that may assist the selection committee in making its decision
  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email within 6-8 weeks after the closing date.

  • About the donor

    Fatima Tahiri

    An alumna of the University of Melbourne, Ms Fatima Tahiri is supporting two scholarships for post-doctoral and research students in Italian Studies. These are both named after her mother, Giuseppina PatitiTahiri.

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