Laura Bassi Scholarship 2024 (up to $3,750): International Postgraduate Students

The 2024 Laura Bassi Scholarship Programme is inviting applications from suitably qualified International Postgraduate Students. This scholarship is awarded three times a year in December, April, and August.

Laura Bassi Scholarship
Laura Bassi Scholarship

Laura Bassi, who was born in Bologna in 1711, was the first woman in Europe to be appointed as a professor and the second to be awarded a PhD. Throughout the majority of her remarkable five-decade academic career, she served as a catalyst for the scientific movement in eighteenth-century Europe.

Details About Laura Bassi Scholarship

The cholarship is a prestigious award, it was founded in 2018 specifically with the intention of offering junior academics and postgraduates who conduct research on understudied subjects in their fields editorial support. Every discipline is eligible for the scholarships.

Every year, the Bassi Foundation offers a limited number of five-year postdoctoral fellowships in addition to the Laura Bassi Scholarship. For further information, visit the Bassi Foundation website, which is provided below this page.

Benefits of Laura Bassi Postgraduate Scholarship

The Laura Bassi Postgraduate Scholarship funds are offered only  through editorial assistance as follows:

  • Master’s candidates: $750
  • Doctoral candidates: $2,500
  • Junior academics: $500

Eligiblity Requirements 

  • Prospective Candidates must be currently enrolled in a master’s or doctoral programme, or an academic in the first five years of full-time employment.
  • The scholarship is open to students from any institution, department, or nationality.

How to Apply

Applying for the Scholarship is simple, Interested and qualified individuals should;

  • Go to Laura Bassi Foundation at to complete and submit the application form
  • The form must be attached to the applicant’s CV
  • A voluntary USD 10.00 charge is required of applicants to help cover the Scholarship’s administrative expenses. Applicants who are unable to meet up with their application fee payment are also covered, as the application portal offers a fee waiver option.

For more details, visit Laura Bassi Foundation website on

Application Deadline:

24 July 2024.


How many times can I apply for the Scholarship?

Applying for the Laura Bassi Scholarship has no limits on Candidates. But, the foundation prioritizes those who have not previously received a scholarship.

Can I submit multiple manuscripts for consideration?

It is requested of candidates that they limit their submissions to one manuscript for each grant round.

Which disciplines are Laura Bassi Foundation’s favourites?

Not at all. The foundation encourages applications from candidates in all fields of study.



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