Jewish Cultural Heritage in Italy’s South: International Scholarship Competition (Deadline: April 28, 2017)

The Fondazione per i Beni Culturali Ebraici in Italia Onlus (FBCEI) has launched a scholarship competition for original work on the Jewish cultural heritage of Italy's south (traditionally defined as the island territories of Sicily and Sardinia, along with the mainland regions of Abruzzo, Apulia, Basilicata, Campania, Calabria, Molise, and parts of Lazio south of Rome).

Researchers of any nation who have not reached 35 years of age are eligible to apply for the FBCEI grant for the academic year 2017-2018. Preference will be given to applicants already in possession of the Ph.D. or other type of specialist degree.  The deadline to apply is April 28, 2017, at 12 noon.  All application materials must be mailed to

Instructions for applying, and further details about eligibility are at the link:  

Photo credit (Jewish Catacombs at Venosa): Comune di Venosa (