Romeyne Robert and Uguccione Ranieri Fellowship Grant

Extended deadline: November 15, 2021.

This fellowship grant is promoted by the Romeyne Robert and Uguccione Ranieri Foundation (USA) and the Fondazione Ranieri di Sorbello (Perugia, Italy). The grant is co-sponsored with the John. D. Calandra Italian American Institute (CUNY). The grant is also in partnership with the University for Foreigners (Perugia, Italy).

The Romeyne Robert and Uguccione Ranieri Fellowship Grant is designed to promote and support quality research and scholarly work related to the political, historical, economic, and cultural relationship between Italy and the United States, including public and private networks, institutions, and individuals. This fellowship seeks to strengthen and make visible scholarship on US-Italy relations and on issues of cultural exchange.

Honoring the legacy of both Romeyne Robert and Uguccione Ranieri, the grant will be awarded to researchers of any nationality working on projects involving (but not limited to) themes and topics related to institutions active in fields such as:

US-Italy political, social and economic relations

Cultural diplomacy and promotion of Italian language and culture in the United States

Literary and artistic exchanges between Italy and the United States

Women’s entrepreneurship and women’s empowerment through education

The fellowship will provide for research support up to S10,000.

The research should result in original scholarship; e.g., an academic essay, a book chapter, or a book-length manuscript. The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute has first rights of acceptance for intended publication.

For additional information, visit the Sorbello Foundation website https://www.sorbellofoundation.org/fellowship/