How to Apply to BHSP

The application process to become a Balfour-Hesburgh Scholar starts when new first-year students who have been accepted to the University of Notre Dame are invited to apply.

BHSP draws from the list of accepted and confirmed students who meet the eligibility criteria and then sends invitations to apply to the program.

Our application schedule for the academic year is:

March/April — Admissions acceptance letters sent to students.

Mid-April — BHSP sends letters of invitation to eligible students.

May 1 — Online applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST. Late applications will not be considered. Be sure to attach your high school transcripts.

First week of June — BHSP decision letters emailed/mailed to applicants.

Summer Institute key dates:

  • Arrival — June 23
  • No class on July 4
  • Last Class Day — July 19
  • Departure — July 20

If you have questions about the BHSP application process, please feel free to contact us by phone at (574) 631-7421.