Author Topic: Graduate Student Fellowships for International Students at University of Notre Dame in USA, 2014  (Read 372 times)

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The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS), University of Notre Dame is offering graduate student fellowships for a full academic year in the USA. International applicants are eligible for this graduate fellowship. Scholars must have excellent records of scholarly, artistic or research accomplishment in their field(s). This International fellowship ranges up to a maximum of $25,000 (gross amount) and includes a $1,000 research account, office facilities in the Institute, a computer and printer, access to University libraries and other facilities and weekly Institute seminars and events. Online application must be submitted by October 15, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) supports research that is directed toward, or addressed ultimate questions at the intersection of the arts, engineering, humanities, law, and natural, physical, and social sciences, especially those which transcend disciplinary boundaries.

Course Level: This fellowship awards for graduate students to pursuing a research program at Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) in the USA.

Scholarship Provider: The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) at University of Notre Dame

Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: The Institute welcomes applications from graduate students in all disciplines, including the arts, engineering, the humanities, law, and the social and physical sciences with projects that are creative, innovative, or align with the intellectual orientation of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. Graduate students from all institutions are invited to apply. The Institute seeks applicants with:

•excellent records of scholarly, artistic, or research accomplishment in their field(s);

•projects that touch on normative, integrative, or ultimate questions, especially as they engage the Catholic intellectual tradition;

•projects characterized by clarity of thought, coherence, and impact;

•the ability to interact with other fellows and to engage in collegial discussions of research presentations; and

•a willingness to contribute to a cooperative community of scholars. One goal of the fellowship selection process is the creation of a diverse and collaborative community of scholars. Applicants who are members of traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. There are no citizenship requirements for fellowships; non-U.S. nationals are welcome to apply.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: There are no citizenship requirements for fellowships; non-U. S. nationals are welcome to apply.

Scholarship Description: The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) is dedicated to fostering and supporting integrative scholarship addressing ultimate questions at the intersection of the arts, engineering, humanities, law, and natural, physical, and social sciences, especially those which transcend disciplinary boundaries. The NDIAS encourages graduate student applicants to include questions of values in their analyses, to integrate diverse disciplines, and to ask how their findings advance civilization. The Institute offers its fellows the opportunity to engage not only analysis but also in evaluating what should be done, to analyze the world in substantive and collaborative ways, and to think through the implications of present behavior for the future of the world. As a collaborative academic community, the Institute cultivates the contemplative ideal that is an essential factor in the Catholic intellectual tradition and vital for the progression of scholarship. The greatest advances do not occur in solitude, but in the company of others who share a passion for advancement and are open to dialogue and collaboration.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The NDIAS offers fellowships to advanced graduate students for a full academic year (fall and spring semesters, August through May).

What does it cover? Graduate fellowships range up to a maximum of $25,000 (gross amount) and include a $1,000 research account, office facilities in the Institute, a computer and printer, access to University libraries and other facilities, and weekly Institute seminars and events. The Institute does not provide medical insurance to graduate student fellows; appropriate individual arrangements must be made for coverage during the fellowship period.

Selection Criteria: Fellowship applications are evaluated with great care and at several levels of review to ensure objectivity and consistency. Fellowship applications are evaluated according to the following criteria:

•the academic strength of the proposal;

• the clarity and compelling nature of relevant methodologies and project organization and objectives, as explained in the proposal;

•the applicant’s ability to address major questions, meta issues, and questions of value;

•the potential for producing significant research;

•how the proposed research aligns with the intellectual parameters of the Institute;

•the applicant’s ability to contribute to a cooperative community of interdisciplinary scholars, as explained in their letters of reference; and

•the significance of the research proposed by each applicant vis-à-vis other proposals submitted.

Notification: Applicants will be notified when their applications have been received. Announcement of fellowship awards will be made in spring 2014.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is October 15, 2013.

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