Our colleagues at the Royal Irish Academy have asked us to draw your attention to an upcoming funding opportunity for Irish historians. The description is below. Further details, including application forms and the link to the online application process, are available here.
Applications are invited for the Eoin O’Mahoney Bursary Award in Irish History. The bursary fund, which was established in memory of the genealogist and newspaper columnist Eoin O’Mahoney, is open to candidates engaged in historical research on subjects of Irish interest by providing a grant to support the direct costs of consulting sources which are not available in Ireland. Preference will be given to family history projects, particularly those associated with the ‘Wild Geese’.
Applicants need not be University graduates, but must satisfy the assessment panel that their research is likely to constitute a significant and original scholarly contribution to historical knowledge. Special consideration will be given to those who have been active in local learned and historical societies.
Deadline for receipt of applications: Wednesday 23rd October 2013