STS Italia offers 4 scholarships for talented PhD students, post-doc and non-tenured academics. The scholarship will cover registration fees, accommodation (3 nights in double rooms) and social dinner.


Scholarships can be requested by PhD students, post-doc and non-tenured researchers who are members of STS Italia for the current year (at the moment of scholarship application) and have had their abstract accepted within the conference. Convenors (if PhD, post-doc, non-tenured researchers) may also apply for the scholarship. Application for scholarships is allowed only if the cost of attending the conference is not covered by any other institution.

Requests can be made by sending an e-mail to <> from March 9, 2020 to March 21, 2020. Results will be communicated by April 6, 2020.


E-mail to "" requesting scholarship must contain:

1) as subject: “Scholarship request – [LAST NAME]”


2) as body, the following information:

  • Name

  • Last Name

  • Academic affiliation (if none, personal address)

  • Date of birth

  • Present position

  • Title of the accepted abstract

  • Title of the track

  • Explicit declaration that conference expenses will not be covered by any other institutins


3) as attachments:

  • A CV specifying current job and research situation

  • The accepted abstract


Certifications or other kinds of documentation could be asked in addition. Scholarships will be awarded by taking into consideration: interest and originality of the abstract, its relevance in relation to the conference issues, CV, distance of the applicant’s institution from the venue of the conference, age, gender. Evaluation committee is the Board of Directors of STS Italia.

STS ITALIA MEMBERSHIP is mandatory. To apply for scholarship you must be an STS ITALIA member in good standing, having paid your dues for 2020. STS Italia membership provides access to the mailing list and participation in activities organized by STS Italia. 



To join STS Italia, please visit the subscription webpage.