About the Fellowships

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Notre Dame is working with the U.S. Global Development Lab to offer research and innovation fellowships to graduate students. Focused on science, technology, and social sciences, the program's goal is to solve development challenges through innovative research. Become a USAID Fellow and spend your summer or semester overseas helping to solve development challenges through research. 

USAID | Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships allow students to work with cutting edge scientists, scholars, and innovators from around the globe, and provide the opportunity to form new and lasting professional networks.

Available opportunities for 2017:

• Summer fellowship (minimum 8 weeks) with awards of up to $7,500  

• Semester fellowship with awards of up to $18,000  

Any country in which USAID works (see complete list at usaid.gov/where-we-work) is eligible. The third year of the USAID | ND GDF program will begin in the summer of 2017.

Applications for 2017 are now closed.

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