Fellowships

The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study offers research fellowships to scholars working on projects that engage with questions of ethics, value, meaning, or purpose. The NDIAS supports research in all disciplines, including the arts, engineering, humanities, law, and formal, natural, and social sciences. As a residential research community, NDIAS Fellows live and work at the University of Notre Dame and present their research in weekly discussion seminars, attend Institute-supported programming, and participate in the intellectual life of the university. The Institute seeks outstanding scholars who are working on projects that can benefit from the collaborative, interdisciplinary setting it provides.
 


The NDIAS currently offers two kinds of fellowships:

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Residential Fellowships for scholars, artists, and scientists who have already earned the highest degree in their field (Ph.D., J.D., M.D., etc.) or who have obtained an equivalent stature in their discipline. Residential Fellows receive up to $90,000 per academic year, subsidized housing (for those who currently reside outside of the South Bend area), a research allowance, a private office in the NDIAS, a computer and printer, and access to the university’s library and other facilities. The NDIAS offers residential fellowships for periods ranging from three weeks to a full academic year (fall and spring semesters, August through May), though preference is given to candidates who are able to join the Institute for the entire academic year. More details about Residential Fellowships are available here. To apply, please complete our online application.

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Graduate Student Fellowships for scholars who are currently enrolled in a graduate program. To qualify for a graduate student fellowship, a student must remain in graduate-student status for the full period of his or her fellowship. Graduate students who will receive their terminal degree during the fellowship period and thereby no longer maintain graduate-student status should apply for a Residential Fellowship. As with Residential Fellows, Graduate Student Fellows receive a fellowship stipend (up to $28,000 per year), subsidized housing (for those who currently reside outside of the South Bend area), a research allowance, a private office in the NDIAS, a computer and printer, and access to the university’s library and other facilities. Graduate Student Fellowships are currently available only to students able to join the Institute for a full academic year. More details about Graduate Student Fellowships are available here. To apply, please complete our online application.

The NDIAS Fellowship application period for 2020-2021 closes at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, September 16, 2019. Awards will be announced in spring 2020. Please direct questions to Kristian Olsen, NDIAS Fellowships Program Manager, at kolsen1@nd.edu.