Each semester scholarships are awarded to talented students to contribute to the cost of living in Venice for a semester, to promote excellence and diversity in the Globalization Program.
The scholarships are equivalent to the cost of accommodation in the apartments arranged by VIU (€1,625), but will be paid directly to the students, who may choose to spend it on the accommodation that best suits their needs.
The scholarship recipient is expected to actively contribute to the following co-curricular activities:
- organization of the Tea2B, informal conversations on key topics that involve students, professors and staff taking place every Monday at 5 pm
- contributing to the Globalization Program plenary workshop and on-line magazine
The Globalization Program plenary workshop is an interdisciplinary endeavor involving many of the GP professors. Over several weeks, the professors work with groups of students from their courses on a common topic, approaching it based on their (inter)-disciplinary backgrounds.
The workshop takes place on a Friday during the semester, when the groups present their work on the common topic. The presentations may take any form - creativity is encouraged: presentations, video-clips, interviews, debates, theater, music or dance performances.
The RED (Residency-Excellence-Diversity) scholarship recipient is expected to participate in the Globalization Program plenary workshop, and to collaborate in the editorial team, under the guidance of Prof. Luca Pes, selecting materials from the participants, documenting the work of the workshop, editing contributions and writing articles for the VIU website and magazine.
Any student regularly enrolled in any Bachelor or Master's degree program in a VIU Member University, who wishes to register or is already registered for the VIU Globalization Program. (Exchange students are not eligible)
The aim of the scholarship program is to promote excellence and academic and cultural diversity in the Globalization Program.
Candidates will be selected by a committee composed of:
- the Dean of VIU, Prof. Carlo Giupponi
- the Scientific Director of the Globalization Program, Prof. Luca Pes
Applicants must fill out the online form available in their personal page, and upload the following documents:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Transcript of records (for current degree program only)
- Recommendation letter by a tenured Professor in the home University
Applications for students wishing to attend the Spring semester: October 15 to November 30
Applications for students wishing to attend the Fall semester: May 2 to June 5
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