Funding Opportunities

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The Office of Student Enrichment is proud to offer funding opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate student populations. Undergraduate Student Experience Funds and Graduate Student Funds are available to students with demonstrated financial need. These funds provide financial assistance toward opportunities and resources that enable students to get the most from their Notre Dame experience. (Funding is made possible through the generosity of the Notre Dame Student Union, Alumni, and Friends. If you have any questions about whether or not you are eligible for funding, please email

Undergraduate Student Experience Fund

The Undergraduate Student Experience Fund is aimed towards helping Notre Dame undergraduate students afford opportunities and resources that help make the Notre Dame experience unique to the undergraduate student population. Resources and opportunities that we assist with may include, move-in expenses, parent/guardian travel (welcome weekend), Notre Dame football tickets, class rings, winter clothing, professional clothing, laptops / laptop repair, club fees, hall apparel, emergency travel expenses, junior parents weekend, and commencement weekend assistance. (Student eligibility is determined by the Office of Financial Aid.)

Graduate Student Emergency Fund

The Graduate Student Emergency Fund is aimed towards helping Notre Dame graduate students afford emergency situations such as those created by natural disasters or fire damage. Other things that we can assist with include need for travel emergencies, accidents, legal expenses, safety needs, laptops, food, etc. For medical needs Graduate Students should apply for The Shirt Charity Fund found here

(Students from the Mendoza College of Business, the Notre Dame Law School, and the School of Architecture are not eligible for assistance. Please contact your dean for further support.)