Study Abroad: Postdoc STEM Student Exchanges, Scholarships, and Fellowships in Italy


Scholarship Opportunities for Postdocs

International Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Program for 2013-14

The International Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Program is administered by the American Italian Cancer Foundation to early-career researchers looking to pursue oncological research in Italy. Program runs for 1 academic year.

Agencies involved: American Italian Cancer Foundation

Key Dates: 2014 application deadline TBA


The Post-Doctoral Fellowship is administered by the National Institute of Nuclear Physics in Italy to early-career scientists looking to pursue research in Experimental Physics abroad. Candidates must have received PhD or equivalent within the last 8 years. Program runs for 1 academic year.

Agencies involved: Instituto Nazionale de Fisica Nucleare (INFN)

Key Dates: Application deadline November 20, 2013 for programs beginning November 1, 2014.


The Fulbright US Scholar Program to Italy Program is open to junior scientists seeking to carry out scientific research at the University of Trento in Italy. The award places heavy emphasis on teaching, requiring candidates to treat course instruction with priority. Grant period runs for 6 months and must begin in January 2014. Candidates must have received PhD or equivalent within the last two years.

Agencies involved: Fulbright Scholars Program

Key Dates: 2014 application deadline TBA