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StuditaliA Prize - Italy

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Opportunity overview

The Queensland Department of Education and the Consulate of Italy in Brisbane, are proud to support the 2019–2020 StuditaliA Prize – an initiative to promote excellence in Italian language studies in Queensland schools and reward the high achievement of Year 12 students of Italian.

In its 25th year, the prize provides students with the opportunity to undertake a 4-week immersion experience in Italy and includes a period of work experience while in-country enhancing career opportunities. Students will be able to enhance their language proficiency and deepen their knowledge of Italy's society and culture by being actively engaged in new environments.

Students will complete learning blogs that reflect and share their language learning and cultural experiences and lead to deeper understanding and global competence.

2019-20 StuditaliA Prize recipients

Kaitlin Brownhill, All Hallows’ School
Niccolino Ciranni, Cairns School of Distance Education
Kelsey Frith, Brisbane State High School
George Griswold, Brisbane State High School
Sebastien Masel, Brisbane State High School
Claire McCormick, Stanthorpe State High School

Prize details

  • Four week in-country immersion experience with attendance and work experience at an Italian secondary school.
  • Open to approximately 6 Queensland students.
  • The number of student prizes awarded in any 1 year depends on the donations received and the number and quality of the applications received from students.
  • Final itinerary and details will be provided in an information session or workshop which the successful students are required to attend.

Prize inclusions

  • Return airfares
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Tuition fees
  • Most meals
  • Visa (if required)

Key dates

Application period

Applications for 2019-20 StuditaliA Prize are now closed.

Travel period

January to February 2020

Application

Who can apply?

Year 12 students studying Italian at time of application from all school sectors.

How to apply

Applications are now closed for the 2019-20 StuditaliA Prize. 

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Last updated 27 August 2019