What is your next act?


The regular application period for the 2019-2020 cohort is now complete.  Applications will be accepted for the 2020-2021 cohort starting October 1, 2019.  

Please consider the following when contemplating the program:

  • The program is open to up to 25 people and their spouses or life partners.
  • We are seeking a broad array of accomplished individuals as explained in our Vision.  We have scholarship capacity and encourage you to apply even if you believe financial resources could be a constraint.
  • The program encompasses a full academic year at the University of Notre Dame’s home campus, and its global network, as desired.
  • Fellows should be accomplished professionals who have completed careers of 20 years or more.
  • Fellows should have a desire to become a greater force for doing good in their communities, their country, and the world.
  • We hope and encourage fellows, and their spouses or partners, to share their knowledge and experience with other fellow program attendees, students, faculty, and others within the community.
  • We seek fellows who want to make a difference with the knowledge and experience gained through this program.
  • Spouses or life partners are welcome to participate at any level up to being a full fellow at a significantly reduced fee.

We encourage you to contact our office at ili.admissions@nd.edu or (574) 631-8070 with any questions about admissions criteria or the selection process.


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