2017 University of Notre Dame Graduate Dissertation Fellowships in European Studies, USA

2017 University of Notre Dame Graduate Dissertation Fellowships in European Studies, USA

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 $19,500.

Level: Fellowships support graduate students writing dissertations

Field(s): Fellowships are awarded for writing dissertations on topics within European studies.

Deadline: February 23, 2017.

Funded By:  The Nanovic Institute for European Studies, University of Notre Dame

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2017 University of Notre Dame Graduate Dissertation Fellowships are targeted for US citizens can apply for these dissertation fellowships

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: Up to seven. This year the institute may award three (3) Tobin Fellowships and four (4) Annese Fellowships

‣ Scholarship Duration: Fellowships will be awarded for an entire academic year.

Scholarship covers:  It covers a value of $19,500. Funds are paid as a monthly stipend through the student’s academic department.

The Nanovic Institute currently awards year-long 2017 University of Notre Dame Graduate Dissertation 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.

Eligibility

 

 

To apply for 2017 University of Notre Dame Graduate Dissertation Fellowships ,

 

‣ 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.

Selection Criteria for 2017 University of Notre Dame Graduate Dissertation Fellowships

‣ 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.

Scholarship Application Method

Application Guidelines

The Nanovic Institute is now using an online application system to collect Graduate Student Grant Applications.

Apply Now: Nanovic Graduate Student Application Form

Please complete the online form and upload your materials as prompted. Directors of Graduate Studies, academic advisors, and faculty supplying approval or letters of recommendation will be notified by the system to complete their portion of the application.

A complete application consists of the following distinct parts:

Student Portion (due by 11:59 p.m. on the deadline day)

• a completed online application form
• a cover letter of application
• a current curriculum vitae
• a dissertation prospectus with bibliography (not to exceed 15 pages without bibliography, 11 point sans serif font, 1.5 line spacing, no kerning, one-inch margins)
• a list of funding sought or obtained

Faculty Portion (due no later than one day past the grant deadline day)

• a letter of qualification from the DGS
• 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.

The dissertation prospectus should both accurately describe the dissertation project and clearly demonstrate its impact on contemporary European Studies. The list of funding obtained should state the names and amounts of any grants already obtained, as well as the names of other funding sources—internal and external—to which the applicant has applied or intends to apply.

One letter of recommendation must be from the applicant’s principal dissertation advisor. It should express the advisor’s support for the proposal and explicitly state that the student is on course to finish the dissertation in a timely manner. The second letter of recommendation should be from a different faculty member who is familiar with the student’s academic work, preferably someone also familiar with the dissertation project.

A complete student portion of the application must be submitted to the online application form no later than 11:59pm on the deadline day. Letters of recommendation may be submitted up to one day past the grant deadline day, and may be submitted to the Student Coordinator of the Nanovic Institute directly, if desired.

Failure to submit all required materials promptly may result in the application being excluded from consideration. Complete applications will be considered by a committee of the institute’s fellows and directors, and initial fellowship offers will be made within six weeks of the application deadline. The process may or may not close–at the institute’s discretion–until all fellowships are filled, so some applicants may not have final decisions in hand until later than six weeks past the application deadline. Please note that application materials will not be returned.

‣ A‣ Scholarship Applications are due on February 23, 2017.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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1 Comment

  1. Essa b. ceesay

    February 4, 2017 at 2:32 AM

    I really need scholarship but i cannot forder money for my studies. please help me.

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