John O’Connor Scholarship for 2007- 2008

March 25, 2008
The NEW YORK IRISH HISTORY ROUNDTABLE announces the
John O’Connor Graduate Scholarship for 2007- 2008

For distinguished graduate work in the history of theIrish in the New York City area.
Open to graduate students at the masters and doctoral levels.


Deadline: submissions should be postmarked by June 14, 2008.
The John O’Connor Scholarship includes a $1000 award for distinguished graduate work in the form of scholarly unpublished writing covering anyaspect of the history of the Irish in the New York City area. Submissions should be primarily historical in character. Work completed in related disciplines in the humanities and social sciences will be considered.
Winning submission may be published in the journal, New York Irish History.
Submissions may be in any standard scholarly format and should be at least 4000 words in length, exclusive of notes and references. They must be typed double-spaced, and stapled. Three copies should be sent.
Please include a one-page resume, a one-page faculty-advisor recommendation, and a stamped self-addressed envelope.
Submissions should be postmarked no later than June 14, 2008.
Applicants should send three (3) copies of their work to:

New York Irish History Roundtable
Scholarship Committee
Post Office Box 2087
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008-2087
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