Kyle Cowdrick, Undergraduate Researcher
Undergraduate Research

Liana Cramer, Boren Scholar
National Fellowships

Annual Sorin Scholar Dinner with the Provost
Sorin Scholars

CUSE Updates:

Undergraduate Research Deadlines

  • The deadline for grant proposals for December and January (including Winter Break) is November 2. All proposals must be received by midnight on that date to be considered for funding. Visit our funding pages for more information. If you're looking for inspiration, check out some of the profiles in our Student Spotlight section.

  • Please note that several of our funding and application policies have changed. Especially if you have previously applied for a CUSE grant, be sure to review the funding policies before applying again. 

Alex Coccia, 2015 American Rhodes Scholar

  • Alex discusses the role that CUSE played in his pursuit of scholarly engagement at Notre Dame. We hope that his story will inspire you to learn more about CUSE's efforts related to undergraduate research and national fellowships. We invite you to visit the Center to explore your own interests and passions.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

  • Notre Dame has produced a record 16 Fulbright Students for 2015-2016; learn more about the Fulbright today!




Workshop B: Crafting a Strong Grant Proposal


Location: CUSE, 110 Brownson Hall

Do you need funds to undertake a research project, conference presentation, unpaid internship, or service project? Workshop B will introduce you to the array of ND grants designed to support undergraduate intellectual and creative endeavors outside the classroom. The workshop will help you identify the best funding source for your project and help you craft a compelling application. Appropriate for all undergraduates from all colleges applying to all Notre Dame funding sources. There is no need to register in advance.…

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Workshop C: Presenting and Publishing Basics


Location: CUSE, 110 Brownson Hall

This workshop will help you navigate the two most important venues for disseminating your research: academic conferences and publications. We discuss how to locate an appropriate conference or journal for your research, compose an abstract, and prepare and submit a manuscript.   Speaking to an audience can be daunting, but proper planning can reduce anxiety. This workshop will help you organize your research into a compelling oral or poster presentation, and offer you advice on delivering your presentation and fielding questions. There is no need to register in advance.…

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