Grants & Fellowships

The Klau Institute supports student and faculty research, engagement, and teaching on civil and human rights issues.

Supporting Thoughtful Engagement

The Klau Institute seeks to incentivize rigorous scholarship on civil and human rights issues by Notre Dame faculty and students.

The Institute is pleased to support students by providing funding for travel and other research-related activities, as well as opportunities for summer work with organizations engaged with civil and human rights issues. Faculty support includes research and travel funding, as well as course development grants. Special funds that support work done on the topic of  human trafficking are available to students and faculty.

Student and faculty support

  1. Section Student Grants

    Research & Travel Grants

    Klau Institute student affiliates may apply for funding to support research and engagement-related activities

  2. Ug Summer Internships

    Undergraduate Summer Internship Funding

    Undergraduates with summer internships at organizations that fit the Klau Institute mission may apply for funding to assist with travel, housing, or other expenses.

  3. Mission Fellowships 2

    Summer Law Fellowships

    Annual summer fellowships support students engaged in work with civil and human rights organizations

  4. Pasquale

    Pasquale Human Trafficking Grants & Fellowships

    Special funding helps the Klau Institute support the work of students and faculty in the fight against modern slavery

  5. Faculty Research

    Faculty Research & Travel Grants

    To further the impact of affiliated faculty research, Klau Institute funding is available to assist with travel and related expenses

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    Course Development Grants

    Expanding the scope of civil and human rights instruction is a fundamental aspect of the Klau Institute mission