Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons Student Summer Seminar 2020 Application

Photo Credit:  Chuck Penson, Titan Missile Museum

Thank you for your interest in attending the
2020 Summer Seminar
Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons:
Developing the Next Generation of Specialists and Activists of the Catholic Community

May 25 to 29, 2020
Notre Dame Keough School of Global Affairs, 1400 16th St NW, Ste. 120, Washington, DC.
Applicants must be rising college sophomores through graduating seniors, and select graduate students, that commit to attend the entire institute. Extended deadline for submissions is February 15, 2020.  Applications will be accepted until the seminar is full. Acceptances will be announced beginning December 16, 2019. The preliminary schedule is below.

This Project is co-sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame, the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown University, the International Federation of Catholic Universities, the Notre Dame International Security Center,  Office of International Justice and Peace, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and the Catholic Peacebuilding Network

For additional information please contact Annie Ortega-Shyne at or Gerard F. Powers 

To apply, please fill out the information below.

Accommodations are double occupancy with two queen beds per room and two participants per room who will share the costs of accommodations. A block of rooms will be made available at the Holiday Inn Washington DC-Central/White House. PLEASE NOTE:  Applicants are responsible for booking their room reservation with the hotel directly and making the required deposits on time. Detailed instructions for hotel reservations and booking deadlines will be sent after notification of acceptance and after closing of application.

Per person cost for double occupancy room is $104.50 plus tax, per night, (estimated total cost for accommodations per person are $418.00 plus taxes of approx. $62.50*). Hotel deposit is due by 02/28/2020 and final payment is due on or before 04/17/20. Arrival is scheduled for Monday, May 25th and departure should be scheduled after 2pm on Friday, May 29th, 2020.Please note that reservations cancelled at 6pm or after on May 25, 2020 will be charged a non-refundable, one night penalty payable by the participant.

Participants are welcome to find alternative housing on their own.

Participants should expect to pay for their own travel expenses, lodging, and transportation costs to/from hotel and while in D.C.  The host will provide welcome dinner on Monday evening and daily breakfast and lunch.  Participants will be responsible for evening meals on their own. 

Limited assistance may be available for those who need assistance with airfare and hotel expenses. Students are also encouraged to seek funding from their home institution.

Please select your accommodations preference below:


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