Scholarships

New York Irish History Scholarships

Announcing the
John O’Connor Graduate Scholarship
for 2014–2015

For Distinguished Graduate Work in the History of the Irish in the New York City Area.
Open to graduate students at the masters and doctoral levels.

For distinguished graduate work in the form of unpublished scholarly writing, this Scholarship includes an honorarium and possible publication in the journal, New York Irish History. Submissions may cover any aspects of the history of the Irish and Irish Americans in the New York City area. Submissions should be primarily historical in character. Work completed in any related discipline in the humanities and social sciences is welcome.

(In case of more than one scholarship winner, the award amount will be shared evenly.)

Submissions may be in any standard scholarly format and should be at least  4000 words in length, exclusive of notes and references. They must be typed double-spaced, and stapled. Three copies should be sent.

Please include a one-page resume, a one-page faculty-advisor recommendation, and a stamped self-addressed envelope.

Deadline: submissions should be postmarked no later than July 1, 2015.
Applicants should send three (3) copies of their work to:
New York Irish History Roundtable
Scholarship Committee
Post Office Box 2087, Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008-2087


New York Irish History Roundtable
announces
The James T. McHugh Scholarship for 2014–2015

This scholarship is awarded every second year for distinguished work in the History of the Irish in the New York City area. It is for scholarly work done in partial fulfillment of requirements for a Bachelor’s degree, and is open to any student enrolled at the undergraduate level in a college or university.

Submissions for the McHugh Scholarship should be primarily historical in character but work completed in related disciplines in the humanities and social sciences will be considered.

The Scholarship provides an honorarium and the possibility of publication in the Roundtable’s annual journal,
New York Irish History.

Deadline: submissions should be postmarked no later than July 1, 2015.
Submissions may be in any standard scholarly format and should be at least 2,500 words in length, exclusive of footnotes and references. They must be typed, double-spaced, and stapled.
Applicants should include a one-page letter of recommendation from a faculty member.

Applicants are invited to send three (3) copies of their work to:
New York Irish History Roundtable
Scholarship Committee
Post Office Box 2087
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008-2087

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