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The Edinburgh Gadda Prize

Honorary President: Gianrico Carofiglio

Chair: Federica G. Pedriali

powered by The Edinburgh Journal of Gadda Studies

The Nicola Benedetti Scholarship Fund

nicola benedetti launches new scheme - playfair library, edinburgh

Scholarship Schemes

The John Di Ciacca Scholarship
Research area: Italian Diaspora Studies
Research Programme: Master by Research
Scholarship type: fees only (£5,750)
Application form: word file, pdf file
Background: Giovanni (Johnny) Di Ciacca
Closing date: 31 May 2012
The Vittoria Group Scholarship
Research area: Gadda Studies
Research Programme: Master by Research
Scholarship type: fees only (£5,750)
Application form: word file, pdf file
Closing date: 31 May 2012
The John Di Ciacca Postdoctoral Fellowship
Research area: Italian Diaspora Studies
Application form: word file, pdf file
Background: Giovanni (Johnny) Di Ciacca
Closing date: 15 June 2011

Scholarship in the News

Edinburgh 2012 Scots-Italian links – 26 September 2012
Italians in Scotland: what have they done for us?
BBC News, South Scotland – by Giancarlo Rinaldi
Edinburgh 2012 Scots-Italian links – 21 September 2012
Scots-Italian link celebrated with scholarship
BBC News, Edinburgh, Fife and East Scotland
Edinburgh 2012 UOE News Items – 19 September 2012
Celebrations for Italian literary great
The Scotsman, 18 September 2012
Classical star keeps Italian studies in tune
The Herald, 18 September 2012
Star backs scholarship
Evening Times, 18 September 2012
Nicola backs Italian scholarship
The Herald, 24 November 2011, p. 10
The Music Doctor – Classical music star Nicola Benedetti was clearly thrilled to receive an honorary degree from Edinburgh University yesterday.
The Scotsman, 24 November 2011, p. 11
Edinburgh University honours musician – Violinist Nicola Benedetti received an honorary music doctorate from the University of Edinburgh at a ceremony yesterday.
The Times, 24 November 2011, p. 30
Violinist and Chef awarded degrees – Nicola Benedetti, who has Italian heritage, is Patron of the Nicola Benedetti Scholarship Fund for Italian Studies at the University of Edinburgh.
The Evening News, 24 November 2011, p. 4
Another string to her bow – Scots-born Ms Benedetti, who is proud of her Italian heritage, is a patron of a University of Edinburgh scheme to provide scholarships for postgraduate Italian Studies.
The Courier and Advertiser, 24 November 2011, p. 7
Classical music star becomes a Doctor of Music – Classical music star Nicola Benedetti is pictured after being made a Doctor of Music by Edinburgh University at a ceremony in the McEwan Hall in the capital yesterday.
The Daily Mail, 24 November 2011, p. 33
Benedetti vows with her bow – 24-year-old virtuoso became a Doctor of Music yesterday in the University’s McEwan Hall.
The Daily Record, 24 November 2011, p. 37
Another string to her bow – Nicola Benedetti looked delighted as she showed off her honorary degree yesterday.
The Daily Star, 24 November 2011, p. 38
Now Nic is a Doc – Nicola, 24, who has Italian heritage, is Patron of the Nicola Bendetti Scholarship Fund at the University of Edinburgh.
The Daily Telegraph, 24 November 2011, p. 21
Note perfect – Violinist Nicola Benedetti received an honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburgh yesterday.
Nicola Benedetti Scholarship in the News – 23 Nov. 2011
Radio Forth, BBC One Scotland News at One, BBC One Reporting Scotland, STV News at Six and Scotland Tonight – Classical music star and Edinburgh Scholarship Patron receives Honorary Doctorate at the McEwan Hall today.
UOE Press release 1 March 2011
Fund hits high note – Nicola Benedetti launches scholarship scheme from the Playfair Library in Edinburgh.
The Times, 19 February 2011, p. 23
Musician’s Fund – To give Italian postgraduate students a helping hand.
The Glasgow Herald, 19 February 2011, p. 5
Strong connections – In launching new sholarship scheme at Edinburgh Nicola Benedetti stresses cultural links.
The Guardian, 19 February 2011, p. 18
Scots’ Italianate view – Nicola Benedetti becomes patron of scholarship fund at Edinburgh Universit.y
The Scotman, 19 february 2011, p. 13
Music the the ear – Nicola Bendetti unveils Italian scholarship.
The Courier, 19 February 2011, p. 6
Launch of Italian Scholaship at Edinburgh – A new scholarship has been launched by Nicola Benedetti.
Evening News, 19 February 2011, p. 1
Nicola pulls strings to fund studies – Virtuoso Violinist Nicola Benetti is backing a new scheme.
BBC Scotland, 18 February 2011
Violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti launches new postgraduate scholarship at Edinburgh University.
STV, 18 February 2011
Nicola Benedetti launches new university scholarship in Italian postgraduate studies.
Press Release 17 February 2011
Nicola Benedetti adds string to her bow with scholarship scheme in Italian postgraduate studies at Edinburgh.

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