In the application, what is the appropriate lenght for the description of the area of study and thesis? How much detail would be appropriate?
The description should be 3 to 6 pages long and it is important to explain the need to stay in Rome and any sources, institutes and libraries useful for the research.
The narrative should include:
(1) a research description (who, what, where, how, and why of research);
(2) a justification for financial support;
(3) goals and objectives: broad outcomes that you expect from your period of research in Rome and measurable matching outcome;
(4) procedures and activities: your action plan while in Rome.