STS Italia 9th Conference Scholarship Program

***Call now open – Deadline 5th March 2023***

STS Italia, the Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies, offers 5 scholarships for PhD students, post-doc and non-tenured scholars who have their proposal accepted to the 2023 STS Italia Conference. The scholarship will cover registration fees, social dinner and will refund expenses up to a maximum of 250.00€. Eligible costs may include: travel, food and accommodation.

Who can apply
Scholarships can be requested by PhD students, post-docs and untenured researchers either whose abstract has been accepted or who are acting as convenors of an accepted panel

Assessment procedure
Applicants will be assessed according to:

  • Current position: we invite PhD students, post-docs and untenured researchers to apply: we give priority to PhD students to encourage peer networking and exchange with the academic community.
  • Resources: we will favor applicants that have no or low possibilities of accessing resources/funding for travelling.
  • Country: we prioritize underrepresented countries
  • CV: we consider candidate's CV and the coherence of their path with the conference theme and, more generally, the STS community.

Motivational letters will not be taken into consideration, but only the elements listed above.

Mandatory requirements

There are two mandatory requirements in order to apply for the Scholarship Program:

  1. STS Italia membership for the current year in good standing, having paid your dues for 2023 (membership can be obtained by registering to the STS Italia website or by paying the conference fee, which will be refunded in case of successful application).
  2. Having an accepted abstract or acting as a convenors of accepted panel.

Convenors (if PhD, post-doc, non-tenured researchers) may also apply for the scholarship.
Applications can be submitted through this link:

Apply for scholarship

The call is now open and the deadline is set for March 5, 2023.

Applicants will be notified about the results of the assessment procedure by March 15. Scholarship grantees will be refunded of the conference fee, if they have already registered. Scholarship grantees must submit a claim form for reimbursement of eligible expenses (travel, board and lodging) up to a maximum of €250. Requests can be submitted before the conference but reimbursements will not be paid until July 1, 2023.

For any request about the STS Italia 9th conference Scholarship Program please send an e-mail to specifying the object “STS Italia 9th conference Scholarship Program: info request”.