Tuesday, October 05, 2004

Fellowship: Irish Studies


Application Deadline January 2, 2005

With the support of a National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grant, the Keough Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for its faculty fellowship program. The NEH KeoughFellowship will enable an outstanding scholar to continue his or her research while in residence in the Keough Institute during the academic year 2005-2006. The Fellowship is open to scholars in any area of Irish Studies.The stipend is $40,000. The NEH Keough Fellow will participate in a periodic faculty seminar and present a paper on her or his research during the year. Apart from the seminar, the Fellow's only obligation will be to pursue her or his research. The Fellow will be provided an office in the Keough Institute and will be integrated into the Institute's life, with full library privileges and access to the Institute's research tools. Applicants should submit a double-spaced narrative of no more than five pages describing their proposed research, indicating how it builds on existing scholarship, and suggesting how it will benefit from broader interdisciplinary studies. Applicants should also submit a curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the Keough Institute by 2 January 2005. Announcement of the successful candidate will be made in February 2005.

Please send applications to this address: NEH Keough Fellowships, Keough Institute for Irish Studies, 422 Flanner Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556 http://www.nd.edu/~irishstu/neh_fellowship.shtml