The Diana M. Sciola Grant

For Undergraduate or Graduate Research in Italy

The Diana M. Sciola Endowment supports projects that study the various ways in which the Catholic tradition has influenced the visual arts, theatre, architecture, fashion, music, cinema, literature, design, culinary arts and photography throughout the ages.

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Please note: travel related expenses are not currently permitted. See for answers to COVID-related policies.

ISLA invites those undergraduates and graduate students in all Arts and Letters disciplines whose research interests address the impact of Catholic traditions upon Italian artistic culture to submit proposals to the Diana Sciola Grant Program. In order to be eligible for funding, research must take place in Italy. The grant is sponsored by the Diana M. Sciola Endowment for Excellence to support research on Catholic Tradition and Italian Artistic Culture. 

Max Award: $2,500

Deadline:  March 19, 2021

Please note that graduate students are also required to upload a completed Sciola Cover Sheet


How to Apply for Funding    Submit an Application