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Short-Term Graduate Research Fellowship at Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway

The University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway invites applications for short-term fellowships from graduate students and postdoctoral fellows whose work would benefit from conducting research in Rome. This initiative is co-sponsored by Notre Dame International, Notre Dame Research, the College of Arts and Letters, and Italian Studies at Notre Dame.

Deadline: Applications are welcome on a rolling basis; fellowships will be awarded until all available funding for the academic year 2015-2016 is utilized.

Fellowship Range: Up to a maximum of $2,000.

Eligibility: Notre Dame graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in any discipline of the humanities, social
sciences, or the sciences, who propose short-term research projects to be undertaken in Rome during the academic year 2016-17 and summer 2016.

Application Materials: Please send the following materials to Silvia Dall’Olio at Silvia.Dall’Olio.1@nd.edu:

• C.V.

• Project proposal of less than 750 words

• Detailed budget, including any cost sharing from other sources, such as the ISLA Graduate Student Award, Zahm Travel Fund, or other departmental or graduate program funding. Cost sharing is highly recommended.

• Contact information for two scholarly referees

These fellowships are intended to support short-term periods of research -- ranging from one week to one month -- in residence in Rome and include office space in the Rome Global Gateway and some assistance with arranging housing. Arrangements related to airfares need to be made through Anthony Travel and will be covered directly as part of the grant. All remaining research related costs up to the granted amount will be reimbursed upon presentation of receipts and research report (250-500 words) within two weeks from the completion of the research period in Rome.

Faculty Short-Term Fellowships at Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway

The University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway invites applications for short-term fellowships from faculty in the College of Arts and Letters whose work would benefit from conducting research in Rome. The initiative is co-sponsored by Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts and Notre Dame International.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis; fellowships will be awarded until all available funding for the academic year 2016-2017 is utilized.

Fellowship range: Award amounts will range from $2500 to $5000.

Eligibility: Faculty in the College of Arts and Letters who propose short-term research projects to be undertaken in Rome during the academic year 2015-16 and the summer of 2016.

Application: Interested faculty should submit a Small Research and Creative Works proposal through the ISLA online portal. Faculty members are only allowed one such grant per year.

These fellowships are intended to support short-term periods of research in residence in Rome—ranging from one week to one month—and include office space in the Rome Global Gateway and some assistance with arranging housing.

Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana/Notre Dame: Individual and Collaborative Research Awards

Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway, in collaboration with Italian Studies at Notre Dame, invites individual scholars or groups of scholars—including graduate students and postdoctoral fellows—to propose individual and/or scholarly projects in collaboration with the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.

Projects eligible for funding might include:

• Individual research projects that make use of Biblioteca Ambrosiana holdings in Milan or at Notre Dame.

• Group projects, including workshops and seminars that utilize holdings of the Ambrosiana Library. Such projects might take place at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, at Notre Dame, or at the Rome Global Gateway.

• Lectures or seminars to be presented by scholars associated with the Ambrosiana Library. Such lectures might take place at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, at Notre Dame, or at Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and awards will be made until all available funding for academic year 2016-2017 is used.

Award Range: For group scholarly projects, the maximum award is $10,000 and for individuals, the maximum award is $2,500. 

Eligibility: Scholars including faculty, postdoctoral fellows and/or graduate students from Notre Dame proposing research using materials of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, or collaborations with scholars affiliated with the Biblioteca Ambrosiana to be undertaken at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, in the Rome Global Gateway, or at Notre Dame.

Application materials: Please send a C.V., a proposal of less than 750 words that describes the project, and a detailed budget to Silvia Dall’Olio at Silvia.Dall’Olio.1@nd.edu. Cost sharing is encouraged and should be included in the proposed budget.

A report on the findings of the research will be expected upon completion of the project.

Sciola Grants

The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA) invites those undergraduates and graduate students in all Arts and Letters disciplines whose research interests address the impact of Catholic traditions upon Italian artistic culture to submit proposals to the Sciola Grant Program. In order to be eligible for funding, research must take place in Italy. For further information and to apply for this grant, please visit this page on ISLA's website.