• Intellectual Rigor

    Glynn Family Honors Program Scholars enjoy a unique, albeit intense, academic experience that brings together the distinct benefits of Notre Dame’s College of Science and College of Arts and Letters.

  • An Engaging Community

    Glynn students and faculty regularly gather in Arcadia, the honors program lounge, for casual conversation or lively debate over philosophical, scientific, and moral issues.

  • Research Opportunities

    In-depth undergraduate research is a hallmark of the Glynn Family Honors Program, which guarantees students at least one summer of research funding.

The Glynn Family Honors Program offers select undergraduates the opportunity to pursue academic excellence within a community of like-minded learners. Glynn scholars engage in lively intellectual discussions in seminar-style honors classes, undertake original research, and develop meaningful mentoring relationships with some of the University’s top professors. Glynn scholars graduate from Notre Dame well prepared for elite Ph.D. programs, top medical and law schools, prestigious service programs, and a wide range of fulfilling careers in business and industry. 


Glynn Congratulates the Class of ‘22

The Glynn Family Honors Program is graduating 73 outstanding seniors this year, representing 34 different majors in Architecture, Arts & Letters, and Science. Remarkably, 64 will be graduating with double majors or one or more minors, and more than half with Latin honors. And as with all Glynn classes, every one of these seniors has completed a research thesis representing a significant piece of original scholarship. 

This cohort also includes a number of recipients of national and international fellowships, including Andrew Burke (Churchill Scholarship for study at Cambridge), Trevor Lwere (Notre Dame’s first ever Schwarzman Scholarship for study at Tsinghua University). Naya Tadavarthy was offered a Fulbright Fellowship, and Jessamine Kuehn received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to continue her studies at the University of Wisconsin.  

In addition, a number of Glynn alumni and underclassmen were recognized with major awards, including NSF Graduate Research Fellowships for Maria Pope (‘19) and Helen Streff (’20), a Fulbright fellowship for Rachel Ingal (’21), a Goldwater Scholarship for junior Audrey Miles, a Boren Scholarship for sophomore Elizabeth Stifel, and a Gilman Scholarship for junior Ariana Arce.



Our Students

Glynn Honors Four from Outstanding Senior Class

Glynn Honors Four from Outstanding Senior Class

Every year, the Glynn Program recognizes a small number of graduating seniors for their exemplary scholarship and service. The Glynn Award for Academic Excellence and Exemplary Leadership is given annually to seniors who exhibit both outstanding academic performance, and a high level of initiative and leadership, either in campus activities, programs for the common good, or in their scholarly field of study. This year the Glynn Award is shared by Patrick Aimone

Glynn Senior Andrew Burke named 2022 Churchill Scholar

Glynn Senior Andrew Burke named 2022 Churchill Scholar

The Churchill Scholarship is a prestigious fellowship that provides American students funding to attend Churchill College within the University of Cambridge for one year of master’s study in disciplines of science, engineering or mathematics.

Highlighted Faculty

Christopher Kolda

Christopher Kolda

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