CUSE Updates:

Congratulations to Alexis Doyle and Grace Watkins, Notre Dame's 2017 Rhodes Scholars!

  • See Notre Dame News for more information. For more information about how to apply for the Rhodes Scholarship, click here.

CUSE March/Spring Break Grant Application Deadline is January 30, 2017

  • The deadline to submit grant applications to CUSE for projects starting in March/Spring Break is January 30, 2017. Please review our grant policies and submit your application on time in order to be considered for funding.

Undergraduate Scholars Conference 2017

  • Abstracts are now being accepted for the Undergraduate Scholars Conference and College of Science Joint Annual Meeting (COS-JAM). More information can be found at

Applications Available for National Fellowships for First-Year Students, Sophomores & Juniors


International experience and research prepare Notre Dame senior for career in counterterrorism

Author: Megan Valley

Notre Dame senior Sienna Wdowik knows exactly the type of job she wants after graduation. Her two majors in the College of Arts and Letters and multiple international experiences, internships, and research projects will help her land it. “It’s really important to me to find a position where I can serve my country and use the knowledge that I have to do counterterrorism work,” she said. For Wdowik, majoring in political science and Arabic was the perfect way to prepare for that.

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Writing A Strong Grant Proposal Workshop


Location: 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 review the various components of a grant application and provide guided instruction to help you craft a compelling project proposal.  Appropriate for all undergraduates from all colleges applying to all Notre Dame funding sources. No RSVP necessary.…

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Getting Started in Undergraduate Research


Location: 110 Brownson Hall

In this workshop we will explore why and how to get started on a research project or creative endeavor at Notre Dame. We will discuss strategies for discovering your scholarly interests and passions, formulating a research question, finding a faculty mentor, and planning your research trajectory. All are welcome. No RSVP necessary.…

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