Bursaries

The CCI offers bursaries including fellowships in the Old Library and Historical Archives, French language scholarships and an Experimental Performance Award. Next call for applications: November 2017 for residencies between September 2018 and July 2019.

Fellowship in the Old Library and Historical Archives

The Centre Culturel Irlandais offers Fellowship bursaries to encourage research on its Old Library and Historical Archives collections.

The purpose of the Fellowships is to establish the intellectual and academic value of the holdings.

Full details of the fellowship click here →
 

Residential language scholarships in August

A number of scholarships are available each year in August aimed at cultural or media professionals who wish to improve their French language skills for professional purposes. Scholarships are for one month with accommodation at the Centre Culturel Irlandais and enrolment at an approved course at the Institut Catholique de Paris.

Applicants must be Irish or resident in Ireland and have some years of professional experience; undergraduate students are not eligible.

Next call for applications: November 2017.


Romilly Walton Masters Performance Award

Through the generosity of the Walton Masters family, we are delighted to announce this new funded award established in memory of the late director, producer and scriptwriter Romilly Walton Masters.

Open to performance practitioners, holding an Irish passport, normally resident in Ireland or France. 
This award will support a one or two-night performance in CCI by an emerging performer or group working in the areas of experimental theatre, music, dance, film or visual art.
The performance at CCI is to take place in late Spring or Autumn 2017.
Please click here for conditions of eligibility and guidelines on how to apply.

Next call for applications: November 2017.

 

The Rev. Liam Swords Foundation Bursary

The Rev. Liam Swords Foundation offers one 3-month bursary to students or researchers at post-graduate level from any discipline in an Irish third-level institution. The scholarship covers travel from Ireland, accommodation at the Centre Culturel Irlandais for the months of June, July and August and a stipend.

For details and conditions : presentation of the bursary and www.liamswordsbursary.ie

If you have any further questions, and to submit your application, please contact: mhenry@dhbarchitects.ie

The Bursary for 2016 was awarded to Dr. Catherine Wilsdon, School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin.
Kevin Donovan, Centennial Scholar 2013-16, School of Architecture, University College Dublin was awarded the 2015 bursary.

Deadline: the 28th February 2017

 

Prix de Thèse

Established in 2013 by the Fondation Irlandaise, Centre CultureI Irlandais’ ruling body, this award recognises and rewards doctoral theses, written and defended in French, on a subject of interest to Ireland and addressing Franco-Irish relations in their most diverse aspects. Awarded biannually, this award of €5,000 is intended to help the beneficiary to publish their work and bring it to a wide audience.

Prix de Thèse 2017

Theses concerned by the Prix : theses in French and presented in a French university between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016. Terms and conditions available here.
How to submit a thesis for the Prix: two copies and one digital version of the thesis together with a short C.V. of the author and a copy of the “rapport de thèse” should be sent to La Fondation Irlandaise, 5 rue des Irlandais, 75005 Paris

Deadline: the 31st March 2017.

For all other enquiries, please contact: cjacquet@centreculturelirlandais.com

Prix de thèse 2013 : Lison Ducastelle, Université Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle, "L’IRA de la violence armée au désarmement (1969-2005) : enjeux, symboles et mécanismes", supervised by Valérie Peyronel

Prix de thèse 2015 : Emmanuel Destenay, Université Paris IV - Sorbonne, "Expériences de guerre et retours à la vie civile des combattants irlandais, 1914-1928", supervised by Olivier Forcade and Philippe Nivet

The theses can be consulted at the Médiathèque on request.