Foundation Maria Grazia Cutuli Onlus, along with Municipality of Santa Venerina and four sicilian Universities, grants three degree prizes. Three theses related to journalism will be awarded. In total, € 3,500 will be shared among the deserving candidates. Additionally, the winners will be admitted to a stage at the editorial staff of "Corriere della Sera".
Candidates must have disserted a theses about national or international journalism. Also theses disserting about journalists who have been born or work in Sicily will be considered. Additionally, PhD achieved in Wuropean countries are admitted.