Loyola University Maryland

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Kolvenbach Programs

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The Kolvenbach Research Program guidelines were updated in fall 2015 in order to broaden the program and expand its reach. Work may be conducted during the academic year or summer. The committee encourages all applicants to carefully review the guidelines before submitting an application. 

Inspired by an October 2000 address by Rev. Peter Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., Loyola University Maryland offers the Kolvenbach Research Grant Program to foster and encourage socially engaged research in and around Baltimore. The program seeks to honor Loyola's research strengths and galvanize the institution's commitment to faith and justice work that serves the needs of the undeserved in the Baltimore community and beyond. 

Applications are due by 5 p.m annually on the first Friday of the spring semester.
The current round of applications are due January 22, 2016.

This program invites proposals from faculty, students, staff, and administrators to conduct research projects that address the needs of a the larger community.

Award size:
  • Employee Projects and Student-Directed Projects: Up to $4,000 with a maximum $3,500 stipend
  • Student Involvement in a faculty-Directed Project:Up to $8,000 with maximum stipends of $3,500
  • Additionally, in the case of a Student-Directed Project, the faculty mentor receives a stipend of $500

Apply for a 2016 Kolvenbach>>

Submit your interim report to the ORSP >> 

Submit your final report to the ORSP >>

Questions? Please contact Julie Ryder, assistant director, at jryder1@loyola.edu or 410-617-2561.