The University of Notre Dame's Cushwa Center administers the following funding opportunities to support scholarly research in a variety of subject areas. Apply by December 31, 2021, at cushwa.nd.edu:
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.
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 support research in Roman archives for projects on U.S. Catholic history.
The Cyprian Davis, O.S.B., Prize Established in partnership with the American Catholic Historical Association, this prize recognizes outstanding research on the Black Catholic experience in North America and the Caribbean from the colonial period to the 20th century.
Mother Theodore Guerin Research Travel Grants This grant program supports 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.
Hibernian Research Awards Funded by an endowment from the Ancient Order of Hibernians and Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Hibernian Research Awards support the scholarly study of Irish and Irish American history.
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Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism