NDIAS Residential Fellowships for International Applicants in USA, 2017-2018

NDIAS Residential Fellowships for International Applicants in USA, and applications are submitted till October 15, 2016. Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study is awarding residential fellowships for international citizens to pursue research program. The NDIAS offers residential fellowships for periods ranging from three weeks to a full academic year (fall and spring semesters, August through May). Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: This is a three weeks residential fellowship programme.

Field(s): 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.

Deadline: October 15, 2016.

Funded By: University of Notre Dame

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): NDIAS Residential Fellowships are targeted for Non-U.S. nationals are welcome to apply.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ No. of awards: Not Known

‣ Scholarship Tenure : The NDIAS offers residential fellowships for periods ranging from three weeks to a full academic year (fall and spring semesters, August through May)

Value of Scholarship : Fellowships range up to a maximum of $60,000 (gross amount) per academic year (up to a maximum of $30,000 [gross amount] per semester) or pro-rated amounts for shorter periods. In addition, fellows who do not reside in the greater Michiana area are provided with subsidized visiting faculty housing located adjacent to the University during their fellowship. Applicants who require additional support beyond the fellowship stipend should seek supplementary funding in the form of external grants or sabbatical and other contributions from their home institutions. When preferable due to reasons such as faculty retirement contributions, ongoing employment, or the tracking of external funding, the NDIAS will pay a fellowship stipend directly to a Fellow’s home institution. Fellowships include research expenditures of up to $1,000, a private office in the Institute, a computer and printer, access to University libraries and other facilities, and twice-weekly Institute seminars and other events.

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.

Eligibility

‣ The Institute welcomes applications for NDIAS Residential Fellowships from faculty, scholars, public intellectuals, fellows from other institutes, and professional researchers 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. The Institute also welcomes those who are beginning their careers with promise and have appropriate projects.

‣ The Institute seeks applicants with:

  • excellent records of scholarly, artistic, or research accomplishment in their field;
  • 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.
  • Scholars from other institutions, researchers at national laboratories, fellows from other institutes, as well as faculty from Notre Dame are invited to apply. One goal of the fellowship selection process is the creation of a diverse and collaborative community of scholars. Faculty fellowships will be awarded based on the range of applicants’ disciplines and academic ranks.

‣ 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.

‣ In some instances, the Institute may seek out scholars who address an area of pressing concern to the University, the academy, or the world or scholars who work on problems and issues that would benefit from collaboration or from the rethinking of a discipline or disciplinary approach.


Selection Criteria for NDIAS Residential Fellowships


‣ 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.


Scholarship Application Method

‣ The NDIAS Residential Fellowships application must be submitted in English using Times New Roman 12-point font (or its equivalent). The application is comprised of the following:

  • completed online application form;
  • current curriculum vitae (no more than four pages);
  • proposal abstract (no more than 400 words);
  • fellowship research proposal (no more than six pages, double-spaced);
  • proposal bibliography (no more than two pages, single-spaced);
  • (optional) up to two pages of non-text materials supporting the research proposal;
  • one writing sample (from faculty residential applicants who have completed doctoral or other terminal degrees after 2010);
  • (optional) cover letter; and
  • three letters of reference (please see note on professional reference letters below).
  • Online Application

‣ Scholarship Applications due date: 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Please direct questions to Carolyn Sherman, NDIAS Events & Fellowships Program Manager, at csherman@nd.edu.

‣ 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.

For more Information about NDIAS Residential Fellowships



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