Study Abroad: STEM Exchanges, Scholarships, and Fellowships in Italy for Professionals


Scholarship Programs for Professionals

Fulbright US Student Program to Italy 

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


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The Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program (ESEP) promotes international cooperation through the exchange of defense scientists and engineers (S&E). The program affords opportunities for U.S. military and civilian engineer and scientist personnel to work on-site in allied and friendly countries. Tours run for a period of 1-2 years, and can be preceded by a 6-month language training course. Candidates must have completed a degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine (STEM) field, and have relative experience. Currently, DoD has signed ESEP agreements with Australia, Canada, Chile, Egypt, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sweden, Spain, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Agencies Involved: The Department of Defence

Key Dates: Check website for updated information.