Grants & Funding @ ND

Many Institutes and Centers at Notre Dame offer grant funds to support an array of undergraduate scholarly engagement activities. For a breakdown of grants by activity type, please click here


Center for Career Development
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC)
College of Science
First Year of Studies (FYS)
Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE)
Glynn Family Honors Program
Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)
Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA)
Kellogg Institute for International Studies
Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies
Nanovic Institute for European Studies
ND Energy 
Office of Student Enrichment

Center for Career Development - Undergraduate Career Services

Internship Funding Program

Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC)

Summer Language Abroad (SLA) Grant Program

College of Science

Open to students enrolled in the College of Science (COS)
Travel Grants for Undergraduate Researchers
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (COS-SURF)
Clare Boothe Luce Program

Da Vinci Summer Grant for Interdisciplinary Research
**NEW OPPORTUNITY** Edison Foundation Fellowship

First Year of Studies 

Open to current First Year students only
ND Ignite Research Fellowships

Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE)

Open to all undergraduate students
Conference Presentation Grants
Conference Attendance Grants
Independent Research Grants
Creative Endeavor Grants
Scholarly Immersion & Discernment Grants
Unpaid Internship & Research Assistantship Grants
Roberts Endowment for Research in East Asia
Eagan Summer Fellowship
Grogan Summer Fellowship
ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference

Glynn Family Honors Program

Open to current first-years, sophomores, and juniors in the Glynn Family Honors Program. All Glynn students should consider the Glynn program as their primary source of funding for summer research.
Arts & Letters - Conference Presentation Grant (CPG)
Arts & Letters -  Research & Materials Grant (R&MG)
Arts & Letters - Senior Thesis Grant (STG)
College of Science - Summer Research Grants

Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI)

The Research Like A Champion (RLAC) Program is a collaborative effort between the College of Science and Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) to drive innovation in cancer research. Undergraduate and graduate students from all colleges and departments are invited to submit proposals for innovative projects looking into the causes, detection, impact, treatment, and prevention of cancer.
Research Like a Champion Grant

Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA)

Open to students majoring or minoring in a department in the College of Arts & Letters
Conference Presentation Grants (CPG) 
Research & Materials Grants (R&MG)
Senior Thesis Grants (STG) 
Comprehensive Summer Grants
American Dream Summer Grant
Da Vinci Summer Grant for Interdisciplinary Research
Diana M. Sciola Grant for Research in Italy
Social Justice in the Marketplace Grant

Kellogg Institute for International Studies

Kellogg/Kroc Undergraduate Research Grants
Summer Entrepreneurial Internship
Experiencing the World (ETW) Fellowships

Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies

Research and Study Abroad Grants
Language Study Grants
Student Event Grants

Nanovic Institute for European Studies

Break Travel & Research Grants for Sophomores and Juniors
Senior Travel & Research Grants
FYS Spring Break Travel & Research Grants
Summer Travel & Research Grants
Conference Presentation Grants
European Internship & Service Grants
Herrly Internship in Paris Grant
Pushkin Grant for Advanced Language Training in Russian
Language Club Support Grants

ND Energy

Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes
Forgash Fellowship for Solar Energy Research

NDnano  Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NURF) Program

Each year, NDnano awards several undergraduate summer research fellowships. Students awarded a fellowship will conduct their research within an exciting team atmosphere, working with an NDnano faculty mentor, postdocs, and graduate students in the University's science and engineering labs or core facilities. Students from any college or university are encouraged to apply.
NDnano Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Office of Student Enrichment

Available to students with demonstrated financial need.
Opportunity Fund and Student Experience Fund

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