2021 Eilers Graduate


The Patrick and Jana Eilers Graduate Student Fellowship for Energy Related Research provides funding for graduate students engaged in existing or new energy-related research projects at the University of Notre Dame with ND Energy affiliated faculty or faculty who are willing to become affiliated. Approximately 4-6 awards between $4,000 to $10,000 each are made annually to support student stipends.

To apply, students complete an online application in collaboration with their faculty advisor, and faculty advisors complete an online supporting application on behalf of the student. Applications are accepted from October 1 to November 15. Notifications are made in early December. View Criteria for details. For questions or more information, contact Barbara Villarosa

Since 2012, Eilers fellowships have been made possible through the generosity of Patrick (ND ’90) and Jana Eilers with supplemental funding by The Fitzpatrick Endowment for Excellence for the Center for Energy, est. 2008 by Edward Fitzpatrick, Jr. ('54), and The Michael A. O'Sullivan Endowment for Excellence in Energy Research, est. 2014 by Michael A. O'Sullivan ('82).

View past scholars and research projects: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017.  

Meet the 2021 Eilers Fellows: