Jean Monnet Fellowships | International Postdoctoral Research in Italy

Entries for the Jean Monnet Fellowships are now accepted. Scholars from all nations are welcome to apply. He or she is expected to do research in the relevant field at the Robert Schuman Centre. The winning students will receive benefit of fully – funded award for less than 12 months. The application deadline is 25 October each year.

Scholarship Description
The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) offers one-year Jean Monnet Fellowships (renewable for one more year) to scholars who have obtained their doctorate more than 5 years prior to the start of the fellowship Program

Award Value
Each of the scholarship winners will receive the benefits as follow:

  • Basic grant is € 2,500 per month. If the duration of the fellowship is less than 12 months, no grant will be paid for the month of August. Successful applicants benefiting from other grants or salaries must disclose this to the EUI, as the amount of the fellowship will be fixed at a lower rate (minimum € 1,250 per month) depending on the additional income.
  • A household allowance of € 300 per month is paid to fellows with a partner when the partner lives with the fellow in Florence and on the condition that the partner’s income does not exceed € 2,000 per month. There is a dependants allowance of € 200 per month for each dependent child living with the fellow in Florence. Fellows are entitled to these allowances if they can declare that they are not receiving any similar allowance from another source, and upon production of relevant documents (marriage certificate or a document that proves you are living together in Florence, birth certificates). For dependent children in full-time education and over the age of 18, a school or university certificate is required. No allowance is paid for dependent children over the age of 26.
  • Travel expenses: Fellows (but not their families) receive reimbursement for one return trip from their home town to Florence: first-class rail (travel by car is also reimbursed on this basis); Economy class air fare. The maximum amount for travel reimbursement is €1,200 for return travel.

Level and Area of Studies
Post-doctoral research in Integration, Governance and Democracy; Regulating Markets and Governing Money; and 21st Century World Politics and Europe.

Place of Study
At Robert Schuman Centre, Italy

Eligibility and Criteria
In order to be eligible for this Jean Monnet Fellowships, candidates must meet the criteria as follow:

  • Must have obtained their doctorate more than 5 years prior to the start of the fellowship on 1 September.
  • Candidates are selected by the Academic Staff of the RSCAS and their nomination needs to be approved by the Executive Committee of the EUI.
  • Jean Monnet Fellows are selected on the basis of a research proposal and of their CV. This decision is final and not subject to appeal.
  • In case a reserve list is drawn up, places can be offered to reserve candidates if selected candidates do not accept the offer of a fellowship.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Application should be made through the online system at the website and application link below.

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Submission Deadline
25 October on annual basis.

Website and Application Link

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