Cariolaro Scholarship @ Qualcomm

What is the Cariolaro Scholarship?

The Cariolaro Scholarship is a fellowship giving the opportunity to one PhD or PostDoc student per year to spend a research period at Qualcomm, San Diego.

The Cariolaro Scholarship was established in 2006 by Roberto Padovani, currently Qualcomm Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, and formerly degreed at

The scholarship was established in honour of Prof. Cariolaro’s 40th anniversary of scientific activity.

How/when to apply

PhD and postdoc students can apply to the Cariolaro Scholarship @ Qualcomm by 28th February 2011.

Candidates are required to send their application to Prof. Michele Zorzi, together with a curriculum vitae and a research proposal of the activity they wish to carry out at Qualcomm. Please clearly indicate your preferred starting date, possibly between June and September 2011.

A Commission (Prof. Michele Zorzi, and Prof. Lorenzo Vangelista) will then select up to 3 candidates, among which Qualcomm will choose one winner.


Past Scholarships

Student Academic Year
Alfred Asterjadhi 2011
Andrea Munari 2010
Marco Rotoloni 2009
Alberto Vigato 2008
Simone Merlin 2007