2018 Advisor Application - Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy

The Vincent P. Slatt Endowment for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes provides support to undergraduate students interested in conducting energy-related research at Notre Dame. Projects must be focused on creating better energy systems and devices or strengthening America's energy future through the development of policies and infrastructure to support new technologies.

Awards are up to $5,000 per student. Funds may be used for the student's stipend, laboratory supplies, and travel for the student to present his/her research at a national conference or meeting.

Key Dates:
- Applications accepted February 1-28.
- Notifications made by March 15.
- Funding available May 1.

Faculty advisors of interested undergraduate students must complete the following application in order for his/her undergraduate student to be nominated and considered for a 2018 Slatt Fellowship.

* 1. Please complete the following:

* 2. ND Energy Previous Funding:

Please list your previous funding from ND Energy in the last three (3) years. If none, please state 0.

* 3. External Grants:

Please list your external grants affiliated with ND Energy in the last three (3) years. If none, please state 0.

* 4. Research Project and Relevance to ND Energy:

Please explain the relevance of your undergraduate student's research project to the ND Energy mission (1-2 paragraphs).

* 5. Research Time Period:

Please confirm the time period in which your undergraduate student will be conducting his/her research project and using Slatt fellowship funds (check all that apply):

* 6. Fellowship Amount:

Please indicate the amount you are requesting for your undergraduate student. As you complete this request, please consider the length of time your student will be working on his/her research project, the appropriate hourly rate - $8.08 (basic) $8.49 (intermediate) $8.90 (skilled), the fringe benefit rate for undergraduate students of 1.4%, laboratory supplies, and travel for your student to present his/her research. The total amount should not exceed $5,000.

* 7. Recommendation Letter:

Please use the space below to write a letter of recommendation on behalf of your undergraduate student applying for a 2018 Slatt Fellowship.