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For the 2017 edition, only 6 best works will be shortlisted and candidates invited for an interview in English by the Evaluation Committee. All of them will be given the one-time chance to present their research work during the Award Ceremony, but only the 3 best works will be awarded.

Selection process

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January 17th: Applications open. All candidates can submit their application by uploading their work on the website
March 8th: Applications deadline. Applications close at 12.00 pm (local time)
March 9th – 12th: First evaluations. The submitted applications will be assessed by the Evaluation Committee in accordance with the defined set of criteria
March 17th: Interviews. 6 candidates will be shortlisted and invited for an interview in English to discuss their work with the Evaluation Committee
March 18th: Nomination. The winners will receive official communication.
March 29th : Award Ceremony. A special event devoted to promoting good governance values will host a carousel of the shortlisted works along with the award of the prizes.

What’s in for the winners

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The 1st classified will be awarded a grant for a research work of 800 euro per month (for a maximum of 6 months), including a 1-month research internship in Italy, plus a MacBook Air
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The 2nd and 3rd classified will be awarded a MacBook Air each.
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