Grants & Fellowships

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

Supporting Thoughtful Engagement

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

The Center 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

    Student Affiliate Research & Travel Grants

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

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    Summer Fellowships

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

  3. Pasquale

    Pasquale Human Trafficking Grants & Fellowships

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

  4. Faculty Research

    Faculty Affiliate Research & Travel Grants

    To further the impact of affiliated faculty research, Klau Center 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 Center mission