The next cohort will begin the program in Fall 2021.


  • 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:

To apply, click the application link below and complete the form.

Apply to the 2021-22 cohort. 


May 12, 2021 update: Admissions have begun, and will continue on a rolling basis. 

Applications will be accepted until all spaces are filled, or until June 14, 2021


For questions, contact Mark Bourgeois,


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