This website is designed to streamline the submission of grant proposals to NDI.  Only requests submitted through this website will be considered for funding.

For information regarding any of the grants listed below,  please visit our website.

For questions regarding the following grants, please email Geraldine Meehan at gmeehan@nd.edu:

  • Asia Research Collaboration Grant
  • International Research Travel Grant
  • Luksic Family Collaboration Grant
  • Mexico Faculty Grant Program
  • Schlindwein Family Tel Aviv University - Notre Dame Research Collaboration Grant




Deadline for Proposals is October 15, 2018


Eligibility/Grant Requirements

Full-time regular members of the Notre Dame faculty, library faculty, and special professional faculty are eligible to apply. Staff members leading programs relevant to the goals of increasing collaboration with institutions in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and India may also submit a proposal.

Funding

Funding is available for a variety of collaborations, but preference will be given to those that promote ongoing relationships between Notre Dame and Asia and will have a measurable impact both on the local academic community and in increasing Notre Dame’s engagement in the region. The types of collaborations might include but are not limited to the following:

  • Initiating collaborative research projects (travel, research costs, etc.)
  • Sponsoring or attending research conferences and workshops hosted in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and India
  • Sponsoring educational ventures (faculty and staff exchanges, workshops, etc.)
  • Notre Dame graduate research assistant and postdoctoral fellow stipends and benefits (graduate and undergraduate student assistants must be involved in the faculty fellow’s collaborative research and writing in ways that contribute to the student’s intellectual formation)

Individual grants will not normally exceed $10,000, although large team-based proposals may request up to $20,000. The Grants Review Committee will consider proposals for any amount up to these figures. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate other sources of funding or cost sharing which will complement the Asia Research Collaboration Grant funding. Other sources of funding may include funds dedicated to the proposed research collaboration by the international collaborators’ universities.

Awards will not support clerical or secretarial help. Awards may support expenses incurred only at Notre Dame or by Notre Dame faculty and staff (e.g. hiring of research assistants employed by and working at Asian universities will generally not be funded through the Notre Dame grant program).

Application Guidelines

To request funding from the Asia Research Collaboration Grants program, please submit a proposal written in clear, non-technical language. Each proposal must include the following items:

  • Proposal title, project director (PD) name, department/center/institute affiliation, phone, email, co-PD name(s) if      appropriate.
  • Abstract of the proposed project (one paragraph)
  • Description of the proposed project (three-page maximum, single spaced), including: 
  • The objective of the project
    • Background, previous work and/or motivation as appropriate
    • Project approach and methods
    • Anticipated outcomes, including how the project will promote collaboration between Notre Dame and institutions in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and India
    • Anticipated time schedule
  • Budget and budget justification: supply detailed budget identifying and explaining all anticipated expenditures 
    • Fully justify any proposed travel
    • Description of other funds secured or applied for
  • Letter from department chair or dean stating that the department or college is supportive of the proposal and has approved its impact on staffing, resources, etc.
  • Letter from collaborator (located in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, or India) indicating their willingness and ability to participate in the proposed collaborative initiative
  • Curriculum vitae: (2-page maximum, current) for each faculty member listed on the cover sheet as project director; if postdocs, graduate students and/or undergraduates are included in the project as collaborators, describe their qualifications

Criteria for evaluating proposals

A faculty-led review committee will use the following criteria to evaluate proposals:

  • Quality of the proposal, including its potential for new or sustainable collaboration between Notre Dame and Asia, on research, and/or on the education and training of students
  • Potential for academic publication
  • Reach: breadth and depth of impact of the proposed project
  • Consistency with Notre Dame strategic goals and mission
  • Budgetary appropriateness and cost-sharing with other universities

Follow-up Report

  • Successful applicants are required to submit a final report no later than one month after the end date of the award. The report should include: 
    • A  summary of the activities funded by the award and significant results achieved, including evidence that the project contributed to the collaboration between Notre Dame and Asia
    • Any publications or manuscripts resulting from the award
    • Make a brief oral presentation, on the outcome of the research and collaboration with the Asian university following the end of the grant period, at an event hosted by NDI
  • Submit brief updates (and pictures, if applicable) of any development related to the grant funding that is newsworthy (e.g. conference, launch of new program), including any relevant feedback from collaborators in Asia
  • Reference the Notre Dame International Asia Research Collaboration Grant, and the Beijing Global Gateway, the Hong Kong Global Center, the Mumbai Global Center as applicable, in any relevant publications

Contact

For more information about NDI’s faculty engagement and research programs, please contact:

Geraldine Meehan
Director, Faculty Development and Global Gateways
Email: gmeehan@nd.edu
Phone:  574 631-7742

For more information about NDI’s relationship with universities in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and India and the facilities and logistical support provided by the Beijing Global Gateway, the Hong Kong Global Center and the Mumbai Global Center please contact:

Jonathan Noble
Assistant Provost for Internationalization
Email: jnoble@nd.edu

Proposal Deadlines

  • October 23, 2018
  • January 15, 2019
  • March 19, 2019

  

Overview

The goal of the program is to act as a catalyst for international research collaborations by funding travel for individuals or groups exploring long-term research collaborations 

Funds can be used to cover travel expenses for individual faculty and up to a team of 3 interdisciplinary faculty members.

Eligibility/Grant Requirements

Full-time regular members of the Notre Dame faculty, library faculty, and special professional faculty are eligible to apply. 

Funding

 Individual Awards: Funding requests up to $2500 

Group Awards: Funding provided for 3 faculty up to a maximum of $7500 

Application Guidelines

Each application should include the following:

  •  Proposal title, amount being requested, project director (PD) name, department/center/institute affiliation, phone, email, co-PD (s) (if it is a group application). 
  • Proposal Description: should include: (i) a summary of the research or creative project (400 to 450 words), (ii) justification for travel (no more than 200 words), (iii) a timeline for completion of the travel; and (iv) information about ways in which the applicant plans to support the continued development of the project.
  • Proposed travel dates.
  • Budget with justification. 
  • Current abbreviated CV (3-page limit) for each ND applicant.
  • Current abbreviated CV (3-page limit) for the main investigator at the institution to which you propose to travel
  • Letter from anticipated partner at international institution indicating their willingness to meet and discuss research
  • A letter of support from each ND applicant’s department chair endorsing the travel stating that the applicant does not have a strong current tie with the proposed partner (s).

 Submitted proposals will be reviewed after each indicated deadline. 

Criteria

  • Well-defined outcome(s) must be anticipated such as a joint project or a proposal in anticipation of future funding
  • As, awards are not likely to cover all travel expenses. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate some financial commitment from their department or another source.
  • Allowable expenses include airfare, visas, accommodation and ground transportation.

PRIORITY FUNDING AREAS

  • Applicants whose goals may not be realized without an in-person visit to the institution.
  • Applicants who have not previously traveled to the specific institution.
  • Applicants who demonstrate an impact of proposed activities and connection to long-term goals.      
  • For group applications, proposals that include an interdisciplinary component.

INELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES

  • conference attendance or travel with a goal of planning a conference
  • student travel

Grantee Obligations

Recipients will submit an on-line report on the activities of the grant, and future plans for continued collaboration, within 30 days of completing travel.  


 

Deadline for Proposals is October 15, 2018


Eligibility/Grant Requirements

Full-time regular members of the Notre Dame faculty, library faculty and special professional faculty are eligible to apply. Staff members leading programs relevant to the goals of the collaboration between these two institutions may also submit a proposal.

Funding

Funds for current submissions are expected to be used within one year from the date of the award.

Individual grants will not normally exceed $10,000, although large team-based proposals may request up to $20,000. The Grants Review Committee will consider proposals for any amount up to these figures.

Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate other sources of funding or cost sharing which will complement the Luksic family funds, particularly if you have already received a Luksic grant for the project.

Funding is available for a variety of collaborative ventures, including but not limited to the following:

  • Initiating collaborative research projects (travel, research costs, etc.)
  • Sponsoring or attending research conferences and workshops hosted at PUC
  • Sponsoring educational ventures (faculty and staff exchanges, workshops, etc.)
  • Notre Dame graduate research assistant and postdoctoral fellow stipends and benefits (graduate and undergraduate student assistants must be involved in the faculty fellow’s collaborative research and writing in ways that contribute to the student’s intellectual formation).

Awards will not support clerical or secretarial help. Awards may support expenses incurred only at Notre Dame or by Notre Dame faculty and staff (e.g. hiring of research assistants employed by and working at PUC will generally not be funded through the Notre Dame Luksic Family Collaboration Grant program).

Application Guidelines

To request funding from the Luksic Family Collaboration Grant program, please submit a proposal written in clear, non-technical language. Each proposal must include the following items:

  • Cover page with following information: project director name, co-PD name(s) if appropriate, department/center/Institute affiliation, phone, email, proposal title
  • Abstract of the proposed project (one paragraph)
  • Description of the proposed project (three-page maximum, single spaced)
    • The objective of the project
    • Background, previous work and/or motivation as appropriate.
    • The project approach and methods
    • The anticipated outcomes, including how the project will promote collaboration between the two institutions
    • The anticipated time schedule
  • Budget and budget justification
  • Supply detailed budget identifying and explaining all anticipated expenditures
    • Fully justify any proposed travel
    • Description of other funds secured or applied for
  • Letter from department chair or dean stating that the department and college are supportive of the proposal and have approved its impact on staffing, resources, etc.
  • Letter from PUC colleague indicating their willingness and ability to participate in the proposed collaborative initiative
  • Curriculum vitae: (2-page maximum, current) for each faculty member listed on the cover sheet as project director. If postdocs, graduate students and/or undergraduates are included in the project as collaborators, describe their qualifications
  • Criteria for evaluating proposals: A faculty-led review committee will use the following criteria to evaluate proposals:
    • Quality of the proposal, including its potential for new or sustainable collaboration between Notre Dame and PUC, on research, and/or on the education and training of students
    • Potential for academic publication
    • Reach: breadth and depth of impact of the proposed project
    • Consistency with Notre Dame strategic goals and mission
    • Budgetary appropriateness

Follow-Up Report

  • Successful applicants are required to submit a final report no later than one month after the end date of the award. The report should include:
    • A summary of the activities funded by the award and significant results achieved, including evidence that the project contributed to the collaboration between Notre Dame and PUC
    • Any publications or manuscripts resulting from the award
    • Photos, if available and applicable
  • Make a brief oral presentation, on the outcome of the research and collaboration with PUC following the end of the grant period, at an event hosted by NDI and/or Kellogg
  • Submit brief updates (and pictures, if applicable) of any development related to the grant funding that is newsworthy (e.g. conference, launch of new program), including any relevant feedback from PUC collaborators
  • Reference the Luksic Family Collaboration Grant award in any relevant publications.

Contact

For more information about NDI’s faculty engagement and research programs, please contact: 

Geraldine Meehan
Director, Faculty Development and Global Gateways
Email: gmeehan@nd.edu
Phone:  574 631-7742


Deadline for Proposals is October 15, 2018


Eligibility/Grant Requirements

Full-time regular members of the Notre Dame faculty, library faculty, and special professional faculty are eligible to apply. Staff members leading programs relevant to the goals of increasing collaboration with institutions in Mexico may also submit a proposal.

Funding

Individual grants will not normally exceed $10,000, although large team-based proposals may request up to $20,000. The Grants Review Committee will consider proposals for any amount up to these figures.

Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate other sources of funding or cost sharing which will complement the Mexico Faculty Grant Program funds.

Funding is available for a variety of collaborative ventures, but preference will be given to those that promote ongoing relationships between Notre Dame and Mexico and will have a measurable impact both on the local community and in increasing Notre Dame’s engagement with and understanding of Mexico. The types of collaborations might include but are not limited to the following:

  • Initiating collaborative research projects (travel, research costs, etc.)
  • Sponsoring or attending research conferences and workshops hosted in Mexico
  • Sponsoring educational ventures (faculty and staff exchanges, workshops, etc.)
  • Notre Dame graduate research assistant and postdoctoral fellow stipends and benefits (graduate and undergraduate student assistants must be involved in the faculty fellow’s collaborative research and writing in ways that contribute to the student’s intellectual formation)

Awards will not support clerical or secretarial help. Awards may support expenses incurred only at Notre Dame or by Notre Dame faculty and staff (e.g. hiring of research assistants employed by and working at Mexican universities will generally not be funded through the Notre Dame grant program).

Application Guidelines

To request funding from the Mexico Faculty Grant Program, your proposal must include the following items:

  • Proposal Title
  • Project director (PD) name
  • Department/center/institute affiliation
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Co-PD name(s) if appropriate
  • Abstract of the proposed project (one paragraph)
  • Description of the proposed project (three-page maximum, single spaced), including:
    • The objective of the project
    • Background, previous work and/or motivation as appropriate
    • Project approach and methods
    • Anticipated outcomes, including how the project will promote collaboration between Notre Dame and Mexican institutions
    • Anticipated time schedule
  • Budget and budget justification: supply detailed budget identifying and explaining all anticipated expenditures
    • Fully justify any proposed travel
    • Description of other funds secured or applied for
  • Letter from department chair or dean stating that the department or college is supportive of the proposal and has approved its impact on staffing, resources, etc.
  • Letter from Mexican collaborator indicating their willingness and ability to participate in the proposed collaborative initiative
  • Curriculum vitae: (2-page maximum, current) for each faculty member listed on the cover sheet as project director; if postdocs, graduate students and/or undergraduates are included in the project as collaborators, describe their qualifications

Criteria for evaluating proposals

A faculty-led review committee will use the following criteria to evaluate proposals:

  • Quality of the proposal, including its potential for new or sustainable collaboration between Notre Dame and Mexico, on research, and/or on the education and training of students
  • Potential for academic publication
  • Reach: breadth and depth of impact of the proposed project
  • Consistency with Notre Dame strategic goals and mission
  • Budgetary appropriateness

 Follow-up Report

  • Successful applicants are required to submit a final report no later than one month after the end date of the award. The report should include:
    • A summary of the activities funded by the award and significant results achieved, including evidence that the project contributed to the collaboration between Notre Dame and Mexico
    • Any publications or manuscripts resulting from the award
    • Pictures, if applicable, are welcome
  • Successful applicants are required to make a brief oral presentation, at an event hosted by NDI, on the outcome of the research with collaborators in Mexico following the end of the grant period.
  • Submit brief updates (and pictures, if applicable) of any development related to the grant funding that is newsworthy (e.g. conference, launch of new program), including any relevant feedback from Mexican collaborators
  • Reference the Notre Dame Mexico Faculty Grant Program award in any relevant publications

Contact

Geraldine Meehan
Director, Faculty Development and Global Gateways
(574) 631-7742
gmeehan@nd.edu

We hope that the grant you received, from NDI, advanced your international collaborations and was fruitful with regard to your research

Please use this form to summarize the main activities and outcomes of your work associated with the NDI grant.  

This form is structured with an emphasis on the following:
  • A brief description of the project
  • Summary of the grant activities including international visits/delegations/exchanges (where appropriate)
  • Outcomes of the grant
  • Future plans


We hope that the grant you received, from NDI, advanced your international collaborations and was fruitful with regard to your research

Please use this form to summarize the main activities and outcomes of your work associated with the NDI grant.  

This form is structured with an emphasis on the following:
  • A brief description of the project
  • Summary of the grant activities including international visits/delegations/exchanges (where appropriate)
  • Outcomes of the grant
  • Future plans


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