Funding Opportunities

Research in Rome

Notre Dame Global and departments across the University offer funding opportunities for international research that can be used toward work at Notre Dame Rome. 

Short-term Faculty and Graduate Research Fellowships

In Partnership with the Center for Italian Studies

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.

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ISLA 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.

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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.

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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. With the Medieval Institute, the Center of Italian Studies co-sponsors the Biblioteca Ambrosiana Research Awards. These awards enable individual scholars or groups of scholars—including graduate students and postdoctoral fellows—to pursue projects in connection with the Biblioteca Ambrosiana and its holdings in Milan and Notre Dame. Please send a C.V., a proposal of fewer than 750 words that describes the project, and a detailed budget to Cost sharing is encouraged and should be included in the proposed budget. Open to researchers outside of Notre Dame and to Notre Dame faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.

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Research at Notre Dame

Following opportunities for research available on Campus. 

International Funding at Notre Dame

This database allows Notre Dame faculty, students, and staff to search for international funding opportunities that are administered through Notre Dame.

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Italian Studies Library Research Award

The Notre Dame Center for Italian Studies and Notre Dame Global jointly administer an Italian Studies Library Research Award. This award provides grant funding for scholars to use the collections of the Hesburgh Libraries for research in Italian studies.

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