Resources for Research and Graduate School
Writing a Philosophy Paper
The Senior thesis
College and University Resources
- Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement – CUSE is the central office dedicated to helping students apply for fellowships and research grants. They also sponsor the yearly Undergraduate Research Conference. They provide a common application process for the many research grant opportunities on campus. This helps students apply for the many programs sponsored by Arts and Letters, Kellogg, Nanovic and other offices. Questions should be directed to Office of Undergraduate Research, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- UROP – Arts & Letters majors
- Nanovic Institute
- Kellogg Institute
- College of Science
- Glynn Family Honors Program
Office of Undergraduate & Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships
The Fellowships Office, part of CUSE, provides information and assistance to students interested in applying for fellowships such as Rhodes, Marshalls, Fulbright and many others. They provide a comprehensive list of undergraduate fellowship opportunities and deadlines.
College of Arts and Letters Advising
Publishing and Conference Opportunities
- Notre Dame Undergraduate Scholars Conference – See information at CUSE website
- Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference – Annual event at Butler University.
The Journal of Undergraduate International Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
The journal seeks to publish the best undergraduate work across the country related to international themes and topics including, but not limited to: international conflict and resolution, environmental issues, economics, development and trade, global security and international health.
- The Philosophy, Politics and Economics Review, an undergraduate journal sponsored by the PPE Program at Virginia Tech
Resources and Recommendations for Applying to Graduate School
- Advice for Applying to Graduate School in Philosophy
- Suggestions for courses that will prepare you for PhD work in economics [pdf link]
- Advice for Applying to Graduate School in Economics (from Professor Susan Athey of Stanford)
- More Advice for Applying to Graduate School in Economics (from Professor Jim Sullivan of the Notre Dame Economics Department)
- Links to Still More Advice for Applying to Graduate School in Economics (also from Professor Sullivan)
- Math Courses for those Considering Graduate School in Economics
- Economics Resources for Students (a set of useful links to blogs, on-line journals and associations for academic economists and students)
- An on-line course in Linear Algebra