Tourism Scholarships: Innovation for Resilience

Post-graduate Scholarships Programme Announcement

Tourism Innovation for Resilience

The Maurice Strong Legacy



Would you like to spend a year in beautiful Naples, Italy, and collaborate with some of the top Tourism Research Institutions for:

Studying innovative responses to the challenge of tourism impact on climate change?


Exploring sustainable travel behaviour in historic cultural heritage destinations?


Working on Content Management applied to knowledge transfer in tourism?


Then, you may be eligible for one of 3 scholarships awarded by CNR-IRISS, SUNx and t-FORUM, which fund the Programme to link academia with business, to spur innovation in travel and tourism and to build climate resilience.

The successful applicants will receive an amount equal to €9,000, paid in six instalments. No other expenses will be charged on the budget of the Programme.

Interested post-graduates can apply for only one of the following scholarships:

  1. Sustainable Behaviour of Cultural Heritage Visitors
  2. Impact-Travel and Climate Resilience
  3. Social Media and Knowledge Transfer in Tourism

In addition, 60 top applicants will be enrolled in the SUNx lifetime learning program.

The scholarships holders will work at CNR-IRISS in Naples, Italy.

Submit your application to


Application deadline: 15 September 2018

Winners announced: 15 October 2018

Staring date: 15 January 2019


Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder


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