What is your next act?


Applications for the 2018-2019 cohort are no longer being accepted. We will be opening applications for the 2019-2020 cohort on October 1, 2018. Please consider the following when contemplating the program:

  • This one-year program is open to up to 25 people and their spouses or life partners.
  • The program encompasses a full academic year at the University of Notre Dame’s campus in South Bend, Indiana, and its global network, as desired.
  • Fellows should be accomplished professionals who have completed careers of 25 years or more.
  • Fellows should have a desire to become a greater force for doing good in their communities, their country, and the world.
  • Fellows will be expected to share their knowledge and experience with other fellow program attendees, students, faculty, and others within the South Bend 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@nd.edu or (574) 631-8070 with any questions about admissions criteria or the selection process.