Research Funding


The Cushwa Center administers four grant programs and one research award to support scholarly research in a variety of subject areas. The next application deadline for each of the following programs is December 31, 2018:
 

Research Travel Grants

Research Travel Grants assists scholars who wish to visit the University Archives or other collections at the Hesburgh Libraries at Notre Dame for research relating to the study of Catholics in America.
 

Peter R. D’Agostino Research Travel Grants

Offered in conjunction with Italian Studies at Notre Dame and designed to facilitate the study of the American past from an international perspective, these grants supports research in Roman archives for a significant publication project on U.S. Catholic history.
 

Mother Theodore Guerin Research Travel Grant Program

The Cushwa Center recently launched this program which supports scholars whose research projects seek to feature Catholic women more prominently in stories of the past. Grants are made to scholars seeking to visit any repository in or outside the United States, or traveling to conduct oral history interviews, especially of women religious.
 

Theodore M. Hesburgh Research Travel Grants

The Cushwa Center established the Theodore M. Hesburgh Research Travel Grant Program to support research projects in any academic discipline that consider and incorporate the work of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., former president of the University of Notre Dame.
 

Hibernian Research Awards

The Cushwa Center administers a Hibernian Research Awards supported by an endowment from the Ancient Order of Hibernians, providing travel funds for the scholarly study of Irish and Irish American history.


 

Past grant and award recipient announcements


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1979 (JuneMarch) | 1978 (JuneMarch)