Kellogg Grants for Faculty

The Kellogg Institute offers our faculty fellows grants to support research, research-related travel to conferences, academic conferences & workshops, working groups, research clusters, projects in the arts, and academic and cultural events.  

All Notre Dame faculty are eligible to apply for course development grants, international educational opportunity grants, and intramural grants.

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

Submission deadlines for the 2019–20 academic year:

  • Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Monday, January 27, 2020
  • Monday, April 6, 2020

Prior to submitting a proposal, applicants are encouraged to contact the Institute to discuss the proposed activity. Sharon Schierling, Managing Director (1-8524; sschierl@nd.edu) serves as the primary contact and can direct inquiries to other staff members who can provide additional assistance.

Grants for Kellogg Faculty Fellows


Funding for individual and collaborative summer and academic-year research.

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Travel to Scholarly Conference

Funding to travel to a scholarly conference or workshop for which other Notre Dame funding is not available or sufficient.

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Academic Conferences and Workshops

Funding to organize research conferences and workshops.

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Working Groups

Funding for activities that advance scholarship in a particular area of focus and promote intellectual collaboration and innovation in a group format. 

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Academic and Cultural Events

The Institute offers Kellogg faculty fellows funding to to organize extracurricular events such as lectures, seminars, and film series related to Kellogg research themes.

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Projects in the Arts

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

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Research Clusters

Funding for faculty-led “Research Clusters” in distinctive focal areas of high-impact, mission-driven research and programming. (Please note that these grants have a different submission process and deadline.)

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Grants for all Notre Dame Faculty

Course Development

The Institute offers funding for Notre Dame faculty members to expand course offerings in areas related to the Kellogg research agenda.

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International Educational Opportunities

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

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The Institute offers funding for activities and events related to Kellogg research themes organized by Notre Dame faculty and/or staff members and by students.

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Other Notre Dame Grants

Notre Dame International Faculty Research Funding

Notre Dame International encourages and supports international faculty initiatives through grant funding, partnership in hosting conferences and events, and research support.

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