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 all five programs is December 31, 2020.
Research Travel Grants assist 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.
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 support research in Roman archives for projects on U.S. Catholic history.
The Cushwa Center recently launched this program supporting scholars whose research projects seek to feature Catholic women more prominently in modern history. 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.
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.
The Cushwa Center administers 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 (June; March) | 1978 (June; March)