Eilers Graduate


The Patrick and Jana Eilers Graduate Student Fellowship for Energy Related Research provides multiple awards of $8,000 or more 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. 

The annual application process is held October 1-November 15. Applicants are notified in mid-December. Awards are made at the start of the next calendar year and used to support student stipends. 


For questions about the fellowship or application process, please contact Barbara Villarosa at bvillaro@nd.edu.  


Eilers Fellowships have been made possible since 2012 through the generosity of Patrick '90 and Jana Eilers. Additional support has been provided by The Fitzpatrick Endowment for Excellence for the Center for Energy, est. 2008 by Edward Fitzpatrick, Jr. '54; The Michael A. O'Sullivan Endowment for Excellence in Energy Research, est. 2014 by Michael A. O'Sullivan '82; and the ND Energy President's Circle Endowment, est. 2012. View recent fellows and their research projects: 20212020, 2019, 2018, 2017.  

Meet the 2022 Eilers Fellows: