We support talented people. The following scholarships are available for graduate students to attend our summer school.

The scholarships are granted by the Italian Competition Authority (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato), LEAR and Intesa Sanpaolo.

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Premio Antitrust 2018 granted by the Italian Competition Authority

2018 Premio Antitrust Award Ceremony at the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) in Rome. Dr. Roberto Rustichelli, President of the ICA, and Prof. Michele Ainis, board member of the ICA, confer the prize to Dott.ssa Michela Mancini, Rome July 18, 2019.


LCF Award 2020

As part of the Lear Competition Festival, Lear has instituted a Short Essay Award for young economists and lawyers who wish to pursue a professional carrier in the field of antitrust, policy assessment and/or regulation.

The Short Essay can deal with any topic related to:

  • Competition law
  • Competition economics
  • Public policy assessment (not limited to competition)
  • Regulation (in any sector)

Four Short Essays will be short-listed and their authors will have the opportunity to present their work during the LCF.

Two of the short-listed Essays will be selected. The two winners, one economist and one lawyer will be awarded a scholarship to the 2020 Trento Summer School on EU Advanced Competition Law and Economics.

Participation to the LCF Short Essay Award is open to graduate students, post-graduate students, young professionals who wish to pursue a carrier in the field of competition law and economics, policy assessment and regulation. Both economists and lawyers can participate in the contest. However, participation is subject to prior registration at the Lear Competition Festival.

The Short Essay should be submitted in PDF to

The deadline for the submission of the Short Essay is April 30, 2020. Please note that essays received after this date will not be considered.

Download the Rules of Participation


Intesa Sanpaolo Antitrust Award granted by Intesa Sanpaolo

2019 Intesa Sanpaolo Antitrust Prize Award Ceremony. Mr. Riccardo Fadiga has been awarded during the VII Trento Antitrust Conference on April 12, 2019.