2021 Forgash Graduate

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The Forgash Graduate Fellowship for Solar Energy Research provides support to a graduate student at the University of Notre Dame who is interested in solar energy collection/conversion technologies through research and discovery with an ND Energy affiliated faculty member or faculty who are willing to become affiliated. The annual award of $5,000 may be used to support the student's stipend, laboratory supplies, and travel for the student to present his/her research at a national conference.  

Application Process

Graduate students interested in applying for a Forgash Fellowship should complete an online application in cooperation with their faculty advisor. Faculty advisors will also complete an online application in support of the student applicant. Applications are accepted from October 1 to November 15, 5:00 PM (EST). Notifications are made in December

Criteria and Application Links

For questions or more information, contact Barbara Villarosa at 574-631-4776 or bvillaro@nd.edu.  

Since 2009, the Forgash Fellowship for Solar Energy Research has been made possible through the generosity of John (ND ‘00) and Karla Forgash.

Meet the 2021 Forgash Scholar