Applications for fellowships are reviewed once a year in early January.
DePaul University's academic year usually starts in early September
after Labor Day and ends in early June. The duration of the fellowship
is flexible—up to four months—depending on the availability of the
CWCIT is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year. The deadline to apply is January 1, 2019.
CWCIT provides travel expenses to and from Chicago and a monthly stipend, as well as office space, equipment, supplies, administrative support, and library access. The stipend is generous and is more than enough to cover the cost of housing and other living expenses in Chicago.
- Research focused on some aspect of Catholicism in the "global South"—Asia, Africa, Latin America
- Professional proficiency in English (written & spoken)
Strong preference is given to scholars based in the global South who generally do not have the same access to research resources as do scholars based in the global North.
Application Process for the 2020-21 Academic Year
To apply, please e-mail the following information to CWCIT Director William T. Cavanaugh no later than JANUARY 1, 2019:
- Current CV
- Research project proposal (6 pages maximum, double-spaced in 12-point font)
- Names & contact information of 1-2 references (please include position/title and affiliated university/institution)
CWCIT will inform 2020-21 applicants of its decision by early March 2019.