Endowments and Funds

Notre Dame International is grateful for the support of our benefactors, at all levels of commitment. Your contributions make it possible for NDI to meet our strategic goals, and to advance the strategic priorities of the University in areas of internationalization.

The generosity of Notre Dame alumni, parents, and friends enables Notre Dame International to provide vital financial support to study abroad participants, faculty researchers, international students in short-term and degree-seeking studies, as well as operational funding for our Global Gateway and Center activities.

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If you are interested in discussing a project that will meet your goals and support Notre Dame International strategic priorities, please contact Michael Loungo, Senior Director for Global and Academic Advancement.

Endowments and Funds Supporting NDI Strategic Priorities


Andronico Luksic Foundation Fund

Provides funding for the Luksic Family Collaboration Grant to encourage the Notre Dame community to find new ways to collaborate with the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile on research, exchanges, and conferences, and in particular to increase the flow of Notre Dame faculty and staff going to Santiago.

Aranguren Family Mexico Fund

Supports the Mexico Faculty Grant Program directed at faculty engagement initiatives between the University of Notre Dame and universities in Mexico.

Brazil Global Center Fund

Provides general support for the activities of the Sao Paulo Global Center related to study abroad programming, international student support, faculty research collaborations, and other global education opportunities.

Charles and Simone Parnell Angers Fund

Supports the annual Parnell Award, which is made each year to a graduating senior who participated in the Angers, France, study abroad program.

Cheng Yik Hung Endowment for Excellence

Supports faculty and graduate student engagement programs between the University of Notre Dame and universities in Hong Kong, with priority given to the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong.

Clohamon Endowment for Excellence

Provides resources to support the Notre Dame Dublin Program.

Daniel, Sharon (Fedor), Mary, John, and James Hunter Family Endowment Fund

Supports summer study abroad programs or other abroad programs determined to be important to strengthening program goals of access and opportunity.

Don Fernando Bolanos Menedez Guatemala Endowment for Excellence

Provides general support to increase connectivity between the University of Notre Dame and Guatemal.

Douglas Hsu Endowment for Excellence for Asian Studies

Strengthens Asian Studies at the University of Notre Dame by advancing scholarship through study abroad opportunities which include language study, internships, research, and service learning.

Dr. GU Yijian Greater China Scholars Program Endowment for Excellence

Supports the Greater China Scholars Program.

Dr. Paul and Constance Noonan, Sr., Endowment for Excellence

Provides resources for work visas and travel expenses for Notre Dame undergraduates participating in the Notre Dame London Undergraduate Program internship opportunities.

Edward McGrath and Family Endowment for Excellence

Supports formative initiatives with the objective of growing the University’s relationship with high school students resident in Panama and Latin America, and undergraduate students resident in Panama and Latin America attending the University of Notre Dame.

Frank Reilly Endowment for Excellence

Supports Notre Dame International’s Greater China Scholars Program.

Greater China Scholars Program Endowment for Excellence

Supports the Greater China Scholars Program.

Huang Family Endowment for Excellence

Supports merit-based scholarship recipients by providing funds for travel, recruitment, publications, and student support for the Greater China Scholars Program.

Kennedy Family London Seminar Endowment for Excellence

Supports the Kennedy Family London Thesis Seminar, which directs and assists students in preparation for conducting research with institutions in the United Kingdom and creating senior thesis proposals.

Liu De and Yu Xuan Endowment for Excellence

Supports the Greater China Scholars Program.

London Student Life Fund

Supports student life enrichment and essential services for students in the London Undergraduate Program.

Lu Sun Fund for Notre Dame International

Provides support for faculty research collaborations and global education activities at the Beijing Global Gateway and Hong Kong Global Center.

Lu Sun Fund for Notre Dame International Global Gateways

Provides support for programs linking students between Greater China and Notre Dame.

Our Lady of Perpetual Succor Global Endowment for Excellence

Supports the Greater China Scholars Program.

Mexico Global Center Fund

Provides general support for the activities of the Mexico City Global Center related to study abroad programming, international student support, faculty research collaborations, and other global education opportunities.

Naughton Dublin Fund

Supports activities at the Dublin Global Gateway related to Dublin Undergraduate Program study abroad opportunities.

Palka/Reali Memorial Fund

Supports students studying abroad to participate in extracurricular activities that enhance their academic and cultural learning goals.

Parikh Family Endowment for Excellence for Notre Dame International

Supports student life and enrichment of undergraduate students with financial need while traveling abroad.

Payton L. Celedinas Endowment for Excellence in International Studies

Supports student life and enrichment of undergraduate students studying abroad through Notre Dame International.

Schlindwein Family Endowment for Excellence
Schlindwein Family Excellence Fund

Supports academic collaboration and collaborative research between the University of Notre Dame and Tel Aviv University.

Westfield Outdoor, Inc., Endowment for Excellence
Westfield Outdoor, Inc., Excellence Fund

Supports the Notre Dame Global Gateway in China through the Greater China Scholars Program by providing resources for students, faculty, and staff to increase collaboration between Notre Dame and China.

William P. Sexton Endowment for Excellence

Provides support for students from Greater China studying in the College of Arts and Letters.

Wine Family Endowment for Excellence for Global Gateway Engagement

Supports faculty and student engagement outside the United States via the University of Notre Dame’s Global Gateway Network, with priority given to coursework and research linked to the Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Letters.