Global Engagement's Summer Visiting Doctoral Research Fellowship

Burns Library at Boston College

In keeping with Boston College's strategic initiatives—including increasing its impact around the globe—and to highlight its leadership as a premier Jesuit University in Global Engagement, this fellowship is designed to support the next generation of scholars through research opportunities and hospitality. This program will offer summer research fellowships for up to five scholars per year. The fellowships will support graduate students matriculated at a partnering university (e.g., from SACRU partners, Ateneo de Manila University, Pontificia Universidad Católica Javeriana, Université St-Joseph de Beyrouth, etc.) who are seeking to undertake 2 months of research at Boston College.

Start Date: Summer 2022

Time Period: June 10th - Aug 12th, 2022 (Start and end dates are flexible within this time period.)

•Round-trip, economy-class airfare to Boston
•Housing, provided through University services
•A modest living stipend, to cover living expenses (including fellow’s purchase of health insurance)
•Library privileges
•University internet access

Application Details: The applicant should submit a cover letter and CV. The cover letter should include a description of the intended research project (not to exceed two pages in length), including how the applicant’s time spent at Boston College would contribute to the overall success of the project. All application materials should be submitted via e-mail to:

Application Deadline: February 1st, 2022

Requirements: The fellow must have a major research project. The fellow has the option to deliver one public lecture during their stay.

Sponsor: The Office of Global Engagement