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Fellows & Scholars

The Dundon-Berchtold Institute provides stipend and scholarship funding for faculty-student team research projects related to professional and applied ethics in the following academic disciplines: engineering, education, nursing, life sciences, social sciences, fine and performing arts, humanities, and business. 

Individual faculty work with student of their choice on a research project related to ethical issues in their respective academic subject areas, or in the professions supported by those academic areas. The teams produce a report on their findings at year’s end.

Professors are named Dundon-Berchtold Faculty Fellows and students are named Dundon-Berchtold Student Scholars, and each receives a $2,500 yearly stipend.

Sample Fellow-Scholar Projects:

  • "The Role of Mathematical Models in Attenuating or Accentuating Ethical Dilemmas"
  • "The Case of Comprehensive Immigration Reform: How Ideals and Interests Challenge Ethical Policies"
  • "Ethical Resources for Engineers: What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do"