Funded Projects: 2017-2018

Eight scholarship awards provide funding for students to pursue enrichment opportunities during the summer or academic year. Each award has different guidelines for how enrichment funding can be used. Scholars who have questions about using their enrichment funds should contact the Notre Dame Scholars' Program.


Edward W. Devine Scholarship
Employer/Organization/Research Project Location
German Language Study

Hamburg and Berlin, Germany; Vienna, Austria


Greater China Scholars Program
Employer/Organization/Research Project Location
“African-Chinese relationships” Independent Research Guangzhou, China
International Summer Service Learning Program Guizhou, China
IrishAngels Chicago, IL
Jerusalem Summer Study Abroad Program Jerusalem, Israel
London Summer Study Abroad Program London, UK
“Milwaukee Hmong communities” Independent Research Milwaukee, WI
NDI Global Professional Experience (GPE) at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Beijing, China
NDI GPE at IBM Shanghai, China
NDI GPE at Synergy Group Hong Kong SAR, China
NDI GPE at United Family Hospital Beijing, China
Sinolink Securities Shanghai, China
University of Hong Kong Summer Coursework Hong Kong SAR, China


Hesburgh-Yusko Scholarship Program
Social Justice Summer (Class of 2021)
Employer/Organization/Research Project Location
Ahanang Mentorship Initiative

Leribe, Lesotho

American Near East Refugee Agency (ANERA); Al-Rowwad Aida Refugee Camp) (ISSLP) Jerusalem, Israel
Bab Ryan Association; IVHQ Education Program Casablanca, Morocco; Arusha, Tanzania
Catholic Charities, USA Washington, D.C.
Aging and Dignity Independent Video Project Bujumbura, Burundi
IVHQ Sea Turtle Conservation Project Ubud, Bali
Media Monitoring Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Northwestern University Center for Talent Development Evanston, IL
OneSun Health Limpopo, South Africa
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Ubuntu Football Cape Town, South Africa
United Planet Refugee Program Rome, Italy
Vive Peru Trujillo, Peru


Hesburgh-Yusko Scholarship Program
Global Inquiry Summer (Class of 2020)
Employer/Organization/Research Project Location
Archdiocese of Chicago (ACE Frassati Internship) Chicago, IL
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Goggins Lab Hong Kong SAR, China
ED4.0 Casablanca, Morocco
EmpowerIllinois (ACE Frassati Internship Chicago, IL
Friedrich-Alexander University

Erlangen, Germany

Mercy Corps Portland, OR
Google New York, NY
Horizon Educational Alliance Notre Dame, IN
House Committee on Ways and Means, Trade Subcommittee Washington, D.C.

“Investigation of water contamination and environmental injustice correlation” Independent Research

South Bend, IN; Chicago, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, DC; St. Louis, MO
Likhaan Center for Women's Health Manila, Philippines
Microlending Pig Farm; ND Energy in Rwanda Musanze, Rwanda
MIT KOCH Cancer Institute Cambridge, MA

“Negritude: An exploration of francophone African cultural pride” Independent Research

Dakar, Senegal; Accra, Ghana

“South Africa’s extractive industry: Turning point toward sustainable development” Independent Research

South Bend, IN; Rustenburg, South Africa
“The Venezuelan migrant crisis” Journalism Project Cucuta, Colombia
The Difference Incubator Melbourne and Sydney, Australia


Hesburgh-Yusko Scholarship Program
Professional Venture Summer (Class of 2019)
Employer/Organization/Research Project Location
Antares Capital Chicago, IL
Bain & Company Chicago, IL; Oslo, Norway
Boston Scientific Valencia, CA
Brookings Institute Washington, D.C.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA
Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) Washington, D.C.
ChildWise Institute; “Intergenerational transmission of childhood trauma through maternal parenting behaviors” Independent Research Helena, MT
Conan O'Brien Show Los Angeles, CA

Dalberg Global Development Advisors; Teen Entrepreneurship Camp; “Psychological support for runaway Qur’anic students” Independent Research

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Dakar, Senegal
Deloitte Consulting Chicago, IL
Elandis Coral Gables, FL
Facebook Menlo Park, CA
Fay Laboratory, University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
Health and Human Services' Office of Global Affairs Washington, D.C.

“Investigating community-based palliative care for cancer patients in low-resource settings in Uganda as a model for increasing palliative care in China” Independent Research

South Bend, IN; Kampala, Uganda
JPMorgan Chase & Co New York, NY
National Security Agency; Aspen Security Forum

Fort Meade, MD; Aspen, CO

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival Notre Dame, IN
Office of the Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court Springfield, Danville, and Chicago, IL
Office of U.S. Representative Brendan Boyle (D-PA) Springfield, Danville, and Chicago, IL

“Disconnects between government-endorsed pedagogy and teacher attitudes about student-centered pedagogies in secondary schools in Uganda” Independent Research

Jinja and Kyarusozi, Uganda
ReWire.News Washington, D.C.
Walmart Bentonville, AR
WorkWell Notre Dame, IN


Latino Studies Scholars Program
Employer/Organization/Research Project Location
“Comparison of migration in Miami and Jerusalem,” Independent Research Miami, FL
Clinica Monsenor Oscar Romero Los Angeles, CA
UnidosUS Washington, DC
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Washington, DC


Mulva Scholars Program
Employer/Organization/Research Project Location
Broadway Theatre Experience Course, Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, University of Notre Dame    Notre Dame, IN; New York, NY
Green Eye Environment Company Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Stamps Notre Dame Scholarship
Employer/Organization/Research Project Location
Atlantis Fellowship Szekesfehervar, Hungary
Classy Llama Springfield, MO
Engineering Summer Study Abroad Alcoy, Spain
Engineering Summer Study Abroad Rome, Italy
Galway Ireland Architecture Research Galway, Ireland
Global Medical Brigade Nicaragua Esteli, Nicaragua
Harvard Immunology Summer Undergraduate Program Cambridge, MA
Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
Nashville Film Festival/Falmouth Commodores Nashville, TN; Falmouth, MA
Oxford Study Abroad Program Oxford, UK
Spain UNESCO Heritage Site Research Madrid, Spain
UK Architecture Research Edinburgh, Scotland
Architecture Research Rome, Italy
Voice Lessons Notre Dame, IN