University of Notre Dame is inviting applications for graduate dissertation fellowships at Nanovic Institute for European Studies. These fellowships are available for students who are currently enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Notre Dame. Fellowships will be awarded to conduct research and write their dissertations on topics within European studies. These awards allow students to devote full attention to their project for an entire academic year. It covers a value of $18,900. The application deadline is February 27, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded for writing dissertations on topics within European studies.
Course Level: Fellowships support graduate students writing dissertations.
Scholarship Provider: The Nanovic Institute for European Studies, University of Notre Dame
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Notre Dame, must be in satisfactory academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA, must be finishing at least their fourth year at the time of application, and must not be enrolled beyond their sixteenth semester. Only students with approved dissertation topics may apply, and applicants must have completed all pre-dissertation requirements (or be scheduled to complete them by the end of the academic year). Preference will be given to dissertation projects that demonstrate relevance for contemporary European studies. The Annese Fellowship recipient needs to be in the College of Arts and Letters.
Scholarship Open for International Students: US citizens can apply for these dissertation fellowships.
Scholarship Description: The Nanovic Institute currently awards year-long fellowships to support graduate students writing dissertations on topics within European studies. Both the Paul G. Tobin Dissertation Fellowship and the Dominica and Frank Annese Fellowship in Graduate Studies fund graduate students over the course of the following academic year as they conduct research and write their dissertations. These awards allow students to devote full attention to their project for an entire academic year.
Number of award(s): This year the institute awarded two (2) Annese Fellowship and three (3) Tobin Fellowships (TBD).
Duration of award(s): Fellowships will be awarded for an entire academic year.
What does it cover? It covers a value of $18,900. Funds are paid as a monthly stipend through the student’s academic department.
Selection Criteria: Preference will be given to dissertation projects that demonstrate relevance for contemporary European studies.
Notification: Decisions will be announced in writing within six weeks of the submission deadline.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online. A complete application consists of the following distinct parts:
– a completed online application form
-a cover letter of application
-a current curriculum vitae
-an letter of qualification from the DGS
-a dissertation prospectus with bibliography
-a list of funding sought or obtained
-two letters of faculty recommendation
Cover letters should be addressed to the Graduate Fellowship Committee and should express the applicant’s intent to apply for a fellowship. Applicants should also clearly communicate their project’s working title, their academic department, and their contact information (mailing address and email). The letter from the departmental Director of Graduate Studies should confirm successful completion of all pre-dissertation requirements, including acceptance of the dissertation prospectus. Applicants who have not completed their pre-dissertation requirements by the deadline may still apply, but they must produce this letter of qualification no later than the final day of the spring term in order to maintain eligibility.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 27, 2015.