• Current Notre Dame PhD students (any program – post-coursework only)
  • Current Notre Dame postdocs (any discipline)
  • Current Notre Dame Law students (any year)

Selection criteria:

  • Ability to contribute to the success of the project
  • Balance of disciplines, perspectives, and demographics
  • Ability to attend required training, including one all-day session and regular weekly meetings

All Fellows receive a supplemental stipend of $3,000, payable in three installments.

Corresponding levels of professional contribution will be expected.

To Apply:

Applications to the third cohort of RIF will open in Spring 2022.


For questions, contact Mark Bourgeois,


Funding for this project was provided by the National Science Foundation under award number SES-1926280.