Annual ECI Call for Proposals:

  • Up to $80,000 available for seeding research & collaborations
  • Regular ND faculty from any department are eligible to apply
  • RFP closed - Stay tuned for future RFP details

ND-GAIN Faculty Involvement Grants:

  • Up to $100,000 for seeding climate adaptation research & collaboration
  • Competitive proposals model the social or physical consequences from climate change under differing conditions of human social adaptation
  • RFP closed - Stay tuned for future RFP details
  •  Fall 2016 Receipients: Debra Javeline & Tracy Kijewski-Correa "Coastal Homeowner Adaptation to a Changing Climate: A Study of Risk Awareness, Risk Reduction, and Resilience"


ND-ECI also provides opportunities for postdoctoral researchers, graduate students and undergraduate students through fellowships, stipends, research support, and academic credit.       

ND-LEEF Graduate Student Research Grants: 

  • $1,500 to support research at ND-LEEF (aquatic or terrestrial)
  • Research proposals for the 2017 field season are closed.
  • For questions about research and funding at ND-LEEF, contact Brett Peters.

REACT Program: 

The REACT (Rapid Exposure to Advanced Computational Training) Program is designed to support PhD students hoping to gain external training in computational tools and techniques.

  • Up to $1,500 to cover student tuition, registration, room and board to attend nationally-recognized workshops that provide the training in the latest computational approaches. REACT does not cover research expenses or travel costs 
  • The student's advisor/PI must be a member in good standing with either ND-ECI, the Eck Institute for Global Health, or Notre Dame’s Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility. Students should check with their advisors if they are unsure
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis and funds will be dispersed until they run out

For more information, visit the REACT website.

Additional environmental student research opportunities:

Associate Professor Nitesh Chawla works with a student