Conference Grants

Fall

Purpose

A Sorin Fellows Program Conference Grant supports undergraduate and graduate Sorin Fellows who seek to participate in or present a paper at a domestic or international conference or seminar. Graduate students may also apply for a Conference Grant to support their participation in professional development opportunities not immediately considered a "conference" or "seminar."

Deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. For priority consideration for Spring and Summer funding, the following deadlines apply:

SPRING BREAK 2019 FUNDING PRIORITY DEADLINE
Spring Break Priority Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019, 11:59PM Eastern Time
Spring Break Grant Notification Date: Friday, February 22, 2019

SUMMER BREAK 2019 FUNDING PRIORITY DEADLINE
Summer Placement Priority Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019, 11:59PM Eastern Time
Summer Placement Grant Notification Date: Friday, April 12, 2019

Please see our FAQ page for further information about the priority and rolling deadlines.

Grants are awarded based on merit and a record of participation in the life of the Sorin Fellows Program.

Maximum Award

$5,000

How to Apply

Please familiarize yourself with our full guidelines listed below before logging into the application. Please note: You will not be able to save and return to your application.

Application Guidelines

We recommend that you collect all necessary materials before logging into the application. You will receive instruction on how to upload materials during the application process. A complete application consists of the following distinct parts:
• a one- to three-page project description 
• a detailed, itemized budget
• a current curriculum vitae or résumé

In your project description, please make clear how the conference or seminar aligns with and reflects the values and mission of the CEC, especially emphasizing the promotion of human dignity, authentic human freedom, and/or the common good.

Apply for a Sorin Fellows Program Conference Grant here.