Post-doctoral Fellowship Application Process

Fellowships up to $15,000 each are awarded annually in support of research projects relating to the work of Bernard J. F. Lonergan, S.J.

Preference will be given to scholars who have earned the Ph.D., or a similar advanced degree, and who will be able to be in residence at Boston College for one or two semesters. In addition to the stipend, the Lonergan Institute offers housing to a limited number of visiting scholars in a beautiful, peaceful, communal setting located on campus.

Applicants should include (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a letter of recommendation from an established scholar acquainted with the applicant’s qualifications and work, and (3) a 500-word research or writing proposal outlining the applicant’s project and the resources at Boston College on which it will draw.

These documents should be addressed to Professor Patrick Byrne, Director of the Lonergan Institute, Boston College and sent not later than January 10 to:

Lonergan Institute
Bapst Library
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Decisions will be announced by March 1.

For inquiries about the Fellowship, contact Susan Legere or Kerry Cronin at (617) 552 – 8095.

For questions about admission to the graduate program in Philosophy, please contact the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at 617-552-3265 or gsasinfo@bc.edu.