Slatt Undergraduate




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The Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes provides multiple awards of up to $2,500 per student, per semester, and up to $8,500 per student for the summer research experiences for undergraduates (REU) program. Slatt Fellowships support Notre Dame students and visiting students from minority-serving academic institutions (summer REU) 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. For questions, please contact Barbara Villarosa at  

Application Process

Applications are accepted October 1-November 15 from Notre Dame students interested in conducting research during the spring and/or fall semesters. Students are notified in December, and funding is available at the start of the semester. The application process reopens February 1-28 for Notre Dame students and visiting students from minority-serving institutions interested in conducting full-time, summer research during the 10-week Slatt REU program. Recipients are notified in March, and funding begins in May. The application process is now open for summer 2024 research opportunities. Please apply at: Summer 2024 Application by February 28. 

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. Applications are accepted during the award year and up to six months after the award-year ends. Students must submit an application with a copy of their conference acceptance letter for consideration at: travel application form.

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 Slatt Scholars: