Italian Graduate Student Special Grants and Awards

Michele Rossi:

  • "Salvatori Award”, Graduate Research Grant (Center for Italian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2011).
  • “Dean’s Summer Funding” ( University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2011)
  • “Ben Franklin Summer Funding” ( University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2011)
  • Penfield Fellowship” 2010 ( University of Pennsylvania, for Summer Research Project in Italy, June-July 2010)
  • Salvatori Award”, Graduate Research Grant (Center for Italian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2008)
  • “H. Clifford Fellowship at Penn”, (University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2010, 2010-2011)

Claudia Consolati:

  • SAS Completion Fellowship (2013)
  • Mellon Fellowship from Penn Humanities Forum (University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012)
  • Phyllis Rackin Fellowship from Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program at Penn ( University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2012)
  • “J.G. Haney Fellowship at Penn”, (University of Pennsylvania, 2010)

Chelsea Pomponio:

  • “University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Summer Award” ( University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2009)
  • “Salvatori Award”, Research Grant (Center for Italian Studies, Summer 2011)
  • “Study Scholarship” (Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Summer 2009)

Norman Rusin:

  • “University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Summer Award” ( University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2010)
  • "Maria Grazia Cutuli", International Journalism Prize (2007)
  • "Naval Innovation Project", Area Science Park Fellowship (2007)

Alessandra Mirra:

  • Dean's Scholar Award (2013)
  • “Excellence in Teaching Award”, granted for outstanding performance and last contribution as a Teaching Assistant (Department of Romance Languages, University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012).
  • “Salvatori Award” granted for a research project on “Leopardi and politics” (Center for Italian Studies - May 2010).
  • “P.R.I.N.” Grant for a project on “Italian language and culture during the colonial years”. (Italian Ministry for Research - University of Macerata, Department of Linguistics and Literature, July-Dec. 2008.
  • Laurea dissertation was awarded the first prize at “10 th Giacomo Leopardi competition” as best graduation thesis. (Recanati, Centro Nazionale Studi Leopardiani, June 2005).

Elisa Modolo:

  • SAS Completion Fellowship (2014)
  • "Salvatori Award”, Graduate Research Grant (Center for Italian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2011).
  • “University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Summer Award” ( University of Pennsylvania, Summer 2010)

Sarah Massoni:

  • “H. Clifford Fellowship at Penn” (University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012)

Marco Lepore:

Nicolò Moscatelli:

  • Penfield Research Fellowship (2015)

Andrea Gazzoni

  • Salvatori Research Award, Center for Italian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, Department of Romance Languages, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
  • Digital Humanities Training Grant, Price Lab for Digital Humanities, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
  • Dean’s Scholar, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 2015-2016. 
  • Penfield Dissertation Research Fellowship, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania summer 2016.

Peter Lesnik

  • Salvatori Fellowship (2015)

Vanessa DiMaggio:

  • Salvatori Fellowship (2015)
  • Mellon Summer Paleography Institute Fellowship, Newberry Library, Chicago (2016)
  • UCLA Dante Symposium Fellowship (2016)
  • Penfield Research Fellowship (2017)

Andrew Korn

  • Salvatori Fellowship (2014, 2017)
  • AATI Teacher Grant (2016)

Luna Sarti

  • Salvatori Fellowship (2017) 
  • Penn Program in Environmental Humanities Fellowship (2017)

Natale Vacalebre 

  • 7th St. Andrews Annual Book Conference Grant, Bibliographical Society of Great Britain, 2015
  • Research Fellowship, PIL project, Catholic University of Milan, 2015
  • 8th St. Andrews Annual Book Conference Grant, University of St. Andrews, 2016
  • BSA Short-term Fellowship, Bibliographical Society of America, 2016