The Kellogg Institute provides funding for an array of faculty initiatives, including research projects, working groups, and research conferences and workshops.

Proposals are evaluated four times per academic year by a faculty Grants Committee.

Proposal submission deadlines for the 2016–17 academic year follow:

Mon, Sept 19, 2016
Mon, Nov 28, 2016
Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Mon, Apr 10, 2017
Prior to submitting a proposal, applicants are encouraged to contact the Institute to discuss the proposed activity.  Sharon Schierling, Associate Director (1-8524; [email protected]) serves as the primary contact and can direct inquiries to other staff members who can provide additional assistance.

Research Grants

Individual and collaborative research grants to support summer and academic-year research by Kellogg faculty fellows in all disciplines.

Grants for Conferences and Events

Support Kellogg faculty fellows to organize research conferences and workshops, invite guest lecturers, or arrange extracurricular events such as lectures, seminars, and film series.

Grants for Working Groups

Promote intellectual collaboration and innovation in a group format. Chaired by faculty fellows, working groups put together a package of activities—such as reading groups, speakers, mini-conferences, or development of proposals for major conferences or research projects—that advance scholarship in a particular area of focus.

Grants to Support Faculty Fellows’ Projects in the Arts

Support artistic projects such as performances and exhibitions that engage the Notre Dame community in international themes.

Grants for Notre Dame Faculty

Course Development Grants

Encourage Notre Dame faculty members to expand undergraduate course offerings in areas of interest to Kellogg.

International Educational Opportunity Grants

Provide limited support for faculty-led student travel in connection with for-credit course offerings or other well-defined educational opportunities.

Intramural Grants

Grants for activities and events organized by Notre Dame faculty members and/or staff not affiliated with the Institute, and by students.

Luksic Grants Program

A joint project of the Kellogg Institute and Notre Dame International, the Luksic Grants Program aims to encourage Notre Dame faculty and staff to find new ways to engage with colleagues from Chile’s Pontifical Catholic University. Grants of up to $10,000 are available; see Request for Proposal for more information.

Global Collaboration Initiative (GCI) International Research Funding

A project of Notre Dame International, the GCI will award funding for initiatives in international research, scholarship, and collaboration with major foreign universities and research organizations.