Global Collaboration Initiative

Notre Dame International invites applications for grants between $10,000-$20,000 to fund initiatives in international research, scholarship and collaboration with major foreign universities and research organizations. The GCI is intended to enable the establishment or continuation of programs of research, scholarship and sustained international collaboration that will make major contributions in any field of study. Awarded initiatives will contribute to the internationalization of Notre Dame by elevating the University’s visibility in the international academic and research community. Please click here for further information.

Annual Faculty Research Award

Grants for any amount—up to $50,000 USD of total funding for the period of up to one year—are available through this program. Click here for more information.

Short-term Faculty Research Fellowships

Notre Dame faculty in the College of Arts and Letters are invited to apply for grants to support short-term periods of research that would be improved through time in Rome. Click here for more information. 

Short-term Graduate Research Fellowships

These short-term fellowships enable graduate students in any discipline to spend periods of research in residence in Rome, including office space and access to Roman libraries. Download here for more information on how to apply Graduate Short Term Fellowships 2017 18.

Sciola Grants

The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA) invites undergraduates and graduate students in all Arts and Letters disciplines whose research interests address the impact of Catholic traditions upon Italian artistic culture to submit proposals to the Sciola Grant Program. In order to be eligible for funding, research must take place in Italy. For further information or  to apply for this grant, please visit this page on ISLA's website.

Biblioteca Ambrosiana Research Awards

The Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, one of the most famous libraries of the world and the oldest in Europe, was founded between 1603 and 1609. Italian Studies at Notre Dame has initiated a series of collaborative projects with the Ambrosiana Library including a joint bibliographic project; a seminar on paleography and the history of the book; support for the digital reproduction of selected manuscripts; and participation by senior Notre Dame scholars in the Ambrosiana research groups.

The Biblioteca Ambrosiana Research Awards enable individual scholars or groups of scholars—including graduate students and postdoctoral fellows—to pursue projects in connection with the Biblioteca Ambrosiana. Please send a C.V., a proposal of less than 750 words that describes the project, and a detailed budget to Silvia Dall’Olio at Silvia.Dall’ Cost sharing is encouraged and should be included in the proposed budget.