Loyola University Maryland

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Kolvenbach Programs

2018 Applications Due Friday, January 19, 2018

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. 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 underserved in the Baltimore community and beyond. Work may be conducted during the academic year or summer.

Applications are reviewed by the Engaged Scholarship Committee. The committee encourages all applicants to carefully review the guidelines before submitting an application.

Applications are due by 5 p.m annually on the first Friday of the spring semester.

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

This year’s application period is now closed. 

Submit your final report to the ORSP >>

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