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The Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes provides multiple awards to support students at Notre Dame and from minority-serving academic institutions who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of sustainable energy through research and discovery in collaboration with ND Energy faculty affiliates or faculty who are willing to become affiliated. 


Academic Research:  Awards are up to $2,500 per student per semester. Applications are accepted annually from October 1-November 15 for students at Notre Dame interested in conducting research during the academic semesters. Students are notified in December, and funding starts at the beginning of the spring and/or fall semesters.

Summer Research: Awards are up to $8,500 per student. The application process reopens February 1-28 for students at Notre Dame and from minority-serving institutions interested in conducting full-time summer research over a 10-week period, starting in late May and ending in late July. Students are notified in March, and funding starts at the beginning of the summer program. 

Slatt Travel Award: Slatt scholars are eligible to receive a one-time travel award of up to $1,000 to present their Slatt research project at a national conference during their award year and up to six months after the award-year ends. A separate application must be submitted with a copy of the presentation acceptance letter at travel application form and applicants should notify Barbara Villarosa at of the submission. 

Slatt Fellowships are made possible through the generosity of Christopher (’80) and Jeanine Slatt in honor of Vincent P. Slatt, Notre Dame Class of 1943. View past scholars and their research projects: 20232022202120202019, 2018, 2017

Meet the 2024 Spring and Summer Slatt Scholars 

Final reports for spring research will be posted soon. Summer Slatts will conduct their research projects from May 20 to July 27.