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ACIS offers two graduate student doctoral fellowships schemes intended to support travel costs incurred in the course of conducting research. The Larkin Research Fellowship in Irish Studies is given to annually to a Ph.D. student conducting work in history or the social sciences on an Irish topic. The Krause Research Fellowship in Irish Studies is awarded annually to a Ph.D. student working on a topic in Irish literature. For both prizes, eligible topics include Ireland as well as the Irish global diaspora. Applicants must be doctoral candidates at a North American institution.

List of past recipients

How to Apply

The deadline for the fellowship application is February 22, 2020.

Application materials include a 2-3 page application letter (with a description of the research project and a statement of purpose), a CV, and two letters of recommendations. Materials will be sent as electronic files (Word documents or PDFs) via the submission portal (located on each fellowship page -see link above) to the ACIS past president, who serves as chair of the evaluation committee.

Help Support New Research

ACIS is accepting donations in support of these two fellowships aimed at assisting young scholars make new advancements in the fields of Irish Studies. For further information, contact ACIS president Kelly Matthews at