Welcome to the Kellogg Institute's online application system.

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If you experience technical difficulties during any part of the application process, please contact the system coordinator at jdambros@nd.edu

2022 Deadline: Thursday, September 8 at midnight

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be submitted at least 30 days prior to the start of your proposed travel.

Deadlines for 2021-22

  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2022


Submission deadlines for the 2021–22 academic year:

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021
  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Submission deadlines for the 2021–22 academic year:

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021
  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Spring Deadline: Monday, February 28

Submission deadlines for the 2021–22 academic year:

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021
  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Submission deadlines for the 2021–22 academic year:

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021
  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Submission deadlines for the 2021–22 academic year:

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2021
  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022


Deadline: June 10, 2022

SUBMISSIONS DUE TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021
Your submission consists of

  • Short application form
  • CV
  • Abstract as submitted to the Graduate School or Law School
  • The complete dissertation
  • Contribution Statement - a statement (not to exceed two pages) explaining how the dissertation research advances the themes of the Institute and future plans for dissertation
  • Name and email address of a member of the dissertation committee for a letter of endorsement (in addition to originating nomination letter). In addition to the system email notification, the nominee is responsible for arranging the second letter with faculty member asking them to submit a letter via the online system by Tuesday, September 14.

To Apply

A complete application consists of the following:

  • Professionalization Grant Application form which includes budget questions, including information on other sources of funding. The Kellogg Institute will support per diems up to 50% for food of the domestic and international rates available on the State Department website at www.GSA.gov.
  • A narrative summary: A narrative summary that describes how the program proposed will support your overall research goals and how those goals relate to the research themes of the Kellogg Institute
  • An up-to-date Graduate CV
  • A letter of support from the student’s principal advisor: You will be asked to provide the name and email address for your principal advisor who will receive notification from the system to upload a letter of recommendation
  • An official Notre Dame transcript (e-transcripts will be accepted)