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Kellogg Institute Doctoral Student Affiliates

We invite applications from University of Notre Dame PhD and JSD students interested in becoming a part of a vibrant interdisciplinary community centered on international research themes of democracy and human development.

As a doctoral student affiliate, you have multiple opportunities to engage with the Kellogg community to enhance your wider experience at the University of Notre Dame. In turn, your participation in Institute activities enriches our intellectual community.

AffiliatesWhat can I do as a doctoral student affiliate at the Kellogg Institute?

Apply for a Kellogg grant or fellowship

Affiliates become eligible for the following funding opportunities:

AffiliatesAttend the Institute’s weekly interdisciplinary lecture series and participate in works-in-progress sessions

Tuesdays at 12:30 pm and Thursdays at 4:00 pm, respectively, during most weeks when classes are in session

Network with Kellogg Faculty Fellows

Reach out to the approximately 100 Notre Dame scholars whose research is at the core of the Institute’s work.

Meet our Visiting Fellows and Guest Scholars

Get to know outstanding scholars from around the world undertaking international research in a variety of disciplines.

Get to know other graduate students

At Kellogg, meet other students from around the world who share the Institute’s international and thematic interests.

AffiliatesJoin a current Kellogg working group

... or work with a Kellogg faculty fellow to propose a new one!  Working groups bring together faculty and students from across the University to focus attention on emerging research themes or topical, interdisciplinary issues.

Other benefits include:

    • Opportunity to meet and help host prominent Institute visitors

    • Your own professional profile on the Kellogg website

    • Your news about publications, honors, and other notable accomplishments shared on our website and social media

    • Invitations to major academic events, receptions, and other networking and social events hosted by the Institute.

AffiliatesOnline applications consist of:

    • The online form

    • CV

    • A statement of research interests (no more than two pages)

    • Nomination by an Institute faculty fellow or your director of graduate studies.

This program is open to all PhD and JSD students at the University of Notre Dame. In exceptional cases, we will consider master’s students with a letter of support from a faculty fellow. (Note: Recipients of PhD Fellowships, which are awarded before arrival at Notre Dame, automatically receive affiliate status and need not apply.)

Successful applicants will demonstrate an interest and clear connection to the work of the Institute and its faculty fellows.

Deadline: September 12, 2017

New affiliates announced:  September 22, 2017




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