The University of Calabria awards one Graduation Prize " Don Vincenzo Barone" to a Postgraduate student presenting a thesis on the Santa Maria delle Armi Sanctuary in Cerchiara. The prize is worth 1,500 EUR.
The student must be enrolled in the University of Calabria. They are required to present a thesis on the following topic: "The Historical, artistic and archivistic Heritage of the Santa Maria delle Armi Sanctuary". Students who already obtained a Degree in the past will not be considered.