Notre Dame Graduate School Summer Research Program

This summer the University of Notre Dame Graduate School is offering our 10th Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) which offers many opportunities to prepare undergraduates for graduate school success.  The deadline to apply is February 15 through our application system. For information on our Summer Research Opportunities Program, including the application link and instructions, visit our website.

Any U.S. citizens or permanent residents that are from an underrepresented group, are low-income or first generation students and will be juniors and rising seniors in Fall 2019, in any discipline offered by the Notre Dame Graduate School, interested in attending our program are encouraged to apply. The program will run from May 20-July 27, 2019.

When applying, students will need to upload a statement of intent, a CV, an unofficial copy of their transcripts, and one letter of recommendation uploaded by the recommender.

We encourage students to apply and join our campus community for 10 weeks of guided research with world class faculty, culminating in a symposium attended by up to 200 peer researchers from other REUs on campus. In addition to working with faculty in their program of interest, they will develop grant and fellowship proposals, as well as graduate school applications, receiving feedback from experienced higher education professionals. They also participate in a GRE preparation workshop and weekly lunch meetings with Notre Dame faculty and administrators. There are social events and workshops sponsored by the Graduate School and other REUs on campus.

Again this year, Notre Dame’s SROP will offer:

  • Competitive stipends
  • Housing in air conditioned dorms
  • Transportation
  • GRE preparation support
  • Graduate school application support
  • Specialized assistance with grant and fellowship applications to NSF, NIH, Fulbright and more
  • Fee waiver for applying to full-time Graduate School at Notre Dame

If you have any questions please contact Linda Chism at