Overseas and Irish scholars, interested in pursuing research in Maynooth University’s Arts and Humanities Institute, are invited to apply to the Institute’s Visiting Fellows Schemes.

We run two visiting fellowship schemes. The first, funded by the Institute, is for research in any branch of the arts and humanities. For successful applicants, the Institute offers an office space, library access and general administrative support. Applicants require  a sponsoring colleague in the Maynooth University Faculty of Arts.  Fellows spend at least a week on campus. Funding, to a maximum of 1000 euros, is for travel to and from Maynooth and accommodation in Maynooth. To apply please complete the visiting fellow application form. The 2020-21 scheme is now open. 

The second, co-funded by the University Library and the Institute, is for research in any of the Library’s extensive collections. For details on the collections click [ library humanities fellowships ]. For successful applicants, the Institute and Library offer an office space, library access, access to staff with specialist knowledge of the collection(s) and general administrative support. Funding, to a maximum of 1750 euros, is for travel to and from Maynooth and accommodation in Maynooth. Applicants require a Maynooth sponsor, either in Faculty or Library. Fellows spend at least a week on campus. To apply, please complete the co-funded visiting fellow application form. The 2020-21 scheme closes on Friday, 30 April 2020. Successful applicants can take up their fellowship from Monday, 1 June 2020.