Mar. 31: Apply for $5,000 research grants from Intesa Sanpaolo

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Intesa Sanpaolo, one of the leading Italian and European financial institutions, is providing an exciting research grant opportunity for three members of the NYU Law community. Apply to receive a $5,000 research grant selected by Professor Franco Ferrari (Professor of Law and Director, Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration, and Commercial Law) and Professor Deborah Burand (Professor of Clinical Law, Co-Director for the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship).


Recipients will be known as NYU Law Intesa Sanpaolo Scholars. Scholars will be assigned on the following research fields, and encouraged to publish their work in scholarly journals or case studies in these areas:

  • Antitrust laws and Compliance policies as triggering factors for the development of innovative and sustainable markets;
  • Impact Banking as a new development platform where business meet communities needs and perspectives
  • Green and Circular Economy as transition paradigms for mature economies

Research grant recipients will have the opportunity to carry out research activities at the Intesa Sanpaolo offices in Italy in collaboration with the staff involved in the aforementioned areas as well as attend a special Intesa Sanpaolo event in both Italy and at NYU School of Law. Intesa Sanpaolo will cover the costs of travel and fund the grants. JD students, LLM students, and NYU Law research scholars are all welcome to apply (applicants must be enrolled at NYU Law during the 2023-2024 school year).


To apply, please send a prospectus outlining your preferred area of research and scholarly focus (the proposals shall involve the comparative analysis of US/EU banking models), as well as a writing sample, to the Grunin Center at by Friday, March  31.