International Visiting Fellowships at University of Notre Dame in USA, 2017-2018


The Kellogg Institute for International Studies, The University of Notre Dame is offering visiting fellowships for international students. These fellowships are awarded to conduct international research on democracy and/or human development and in particular, the linkages between the two. The Kellogg Institute for International Studies brings the best of interdisciplinary inquiry to bear on the research themes of democracy and human development, critical to contemporary societies around the world. One of the worlds leading Catholic universities, the University of Notre Dame is recognized for excellence in research, scholarship, and education. Ranked among the top 25 universities in the US, Notre Dame has more than 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students and more than 1,000 faculty members Non-US citizens/residents require advanced English language proficiency.


Fellowships are available for pursuing research programme at Kellogg Institute. University invites applications from scholars and practitioners who conduct international research on our themes of democracy and/or human development. Applicants may come from any country and typically fall into three groups: Promising junior and midcareer scholars (typically postdocs and assistant or associate professors) Distinguished senior scholars with an established record of scholarly excellence Accomplished policy makers, journalists, and other practioners whose knowledge and experience can link policy and scholarship Eligibility Considerations (for non-US citizens/residents): The following should be considered when applying for a Kellogg Institute fellowship Advanced English language proficiency is required. Foreign nationals must have a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 Visa. Note: According to US immigration regulations, an individual who completes a period of stay o Nationality: Fellows from around the world can apply for these visiting fellowships.


College Admission Requirement Entrance Requirement: Most successful applicants will hold a PhD or equivalent degree in a social science discipline or in history. In exceptional cases, the Institute will support applicants with a PhD or its equivalent in other disciplines. The Institute welcomes applications from eminent scholars and practioners who do not hold a PhD. Advanced ABD graduate students may apply, but awards are contingent on their having completed the PhD before beginning the fellowship. Test Requirement: No English Language Requirement: Advanced English language proficiency is required for non-US citizens/residents.


Visiting Fellowships include: Stipend Travel expenses Medical insurance benefits Partial housing subsidy for the Hesburgh Center Residences or other on-campus housing Scholarship can be taken in the USA Important Dates: The application deadline is 1st October, 2016.
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