The Moore Institute was founded in 2000 with a grant from the Irish Higher Education Authority of Ireland (PRTLI2) and has received further grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the European Research Council, the EU Framework Programme, Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions, the Irish Research Council, and the HEA, among other sources.
The Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships is now available on offer for the period October 2017 – May 2018. EU citizens and other nationals are eligible to apply.The Fellowship Scheme is designed to enhance the research community of the University by fostering collaboration between visiting fellows and staff at NUI Galway. Number of scholarships that will be provided this year is unknown.
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarships, the following criteria must be met:
-All applicants must hold a PhD or have a substantial profile in practice or performance. EU citizens and other nationals are eligible to apply. Awards are subject to the successful meeting of visa and any other requirements which are the sole responsibility of the applicant to organize.
-English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How to apply: An application contains these documents:
- Complete application form which can be found at this link http://mooreinstitute.ie/2017/08/09/moore-institute-visiting-research-fellowships-now-available/
- A brief letter of support from a member of the NUI Galway staff relevant to applicant’s project. This person will be the designated staff sponsor of the student for the duration of applicant’s fellowship.
Application deadline is September 1,2017.