NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Irish/Celtic Studies

At a glance

  • Value: €80,000 (€40,000 a year fo r two years)
  • You must be a post-doctoral graduate to be eligible for this fellowship
  • Questions about this fellowship can be directed to


This Post-Doctoral Fellowship, funded by the Adam Boyd Simpson and the Eleanor Boyd Fund, was offered for competition amongst NUI graduates in 2016.

The value of the Fellowship was €80,000 (€40,000 a year for two years).

The main purpose of this Fellowship is to encourage and support a post-doctoral graduate of proven academic excellence to advance their scholarly research in the area of Irish / Celtic Studies. It is expected that the research undertaken will result in a substantial contribution to knowledge, worthy of publication, and contribute to the learning culture in the constituent institutions.

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