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R.J. Hunter Postdoctoral Fellowship

This fellowship scheme, established in memory of the Ulster Plantation historian, R.J. Hunter, aims to encourage research on the history of the Ulster Plantation (c.1550–1750) and other cognate areas, including patterns of migration from and to Britain and North America.

How to Apply

The current Hunter Scheme (Fellowships) is finishing in Sept 2018 and is under review. It is expected that a new call will open in Winter 2018/Spring 2019. Please join the Academy mailing list and select grants to receive notifications and updates

Applications are now invited for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship to develop and complete a new research project that will make a significant addition to knowledge in line with the stated research aims of the scheme. Fellowships are available to researchers who have obtained their doctoral degrees within the seven-year period before the call deadline. The total value of the fellowship will be up to a maximum of €45,895 in any approved year (maximum award - €91,790).

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Should you have any questions or require further information on this grant scheme, please email grants@ria.ie

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