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 CUSE grant proposals for April is February 26, 2016. The deadline for Summer (May-August) is March 18, 2016. All proposals must be received by midnight on these dates 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.

CUSE Announces Specialty Grant Opportunities

Research Like A Champion

Emily Mediate, 2016 Rhodes Scholar

Peter Prindiville, Class of 2017 Mitchell Scholar

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

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

Alex Coccia, 2015 Rhodes Scholar

  • In this video, 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.



From Science Labs to DPAC Stages: Opportunities for Scholarly Engagement Are Everywhere at ND

Author: Kathleen Schuler

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Dominic Acri is a sophomore taking full advantage of all that Notre Dame has to offer. He has a double major in Neuroscience & Behavior and Film, Television, and Theatre. He is a member of the Balfour-Hesburgh Scholars Program. He is a Writing Center tutor. He is a Student Intern on the Multicultural Student Programs and Services team. He works in the lab of Dr. Giles Duffield. And those are only the things he has done since he arrived on campus.

Dominic’s first exposure to Notre Dame came even earlier, however, after his junior year in high school.

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Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures Offers New Minor: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Author: Charlene Dundek

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The Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters is launching a new minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). The program offers students the opportunity to study linguistics education, learn how to teach English, and develop classroom management and lesson planning skills.

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Workshop A: Getting Started in Research


Location: CUSE, 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, finding a faculty mentor, formulating a research question, and finding funding sources.All are welcome. There is no need to register in advance.…

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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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