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Center for Irish Programs Summer Research Fellowship

The fellow is selected in January and invited to conduct research at Boston College libraries including the Burns Library, which houses the Special Irish Collection, the O'Neill Library, and the Irish Music Archive.

The fellowship will also allow the researcher access to other institutions in the Boston area, such as the Boston Public Library, the Massachusetts State Archive, and the John F. Kennedy Library.

Scholars studying in all fields of Irish Studies are invited to apply and should send:

  • A letter of interest explaining the scholar's research project and how this fellowship would enhance the applicant's scholarship
  • An updated curriculum vitae
  • The names and contact information for 2 references

Applications for Summer 2009 should be sent c/o Joan Reilly, Center for Irish Programs, Connolly House, 300 Hammond Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. Any questions regarding this fellowship can be emailed to

Deadline: December 1