Mentoring Program Application

Application deadline is September 15 of each year


Required Application Materials:

  • Description of the Program (approximately 1,000 words) Please include an estimate of how many faculty will be involved; a description of how the program will be structured, monitored, and evaluated; and an indication of the need and support for this program on the host campus.
  • Preliminary schedule of events for participants
  • Projected budget
  • CV of the Director
  • Cover Form (available here)

Applicants must consult with the Lilly Fellows Program Director prior to submitting the application.

Before applying, please consult the "Lilly Network Grant Suggestions and Guidelines."

Mail these documents with the cover form to:

Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts
Valparaiso University
Linwood House
1320 Chapel Drive South
Valparaiso, IN 46383

OR you may submit all materials including the cover form as attachments to lillyfellows.program@valpo.edu:

Noteworthy News

February LFP Update

The Current LFP Update for February 2020 is now available. Click here.


Rescheduled: Catholic Intellectual Tradition Conference at Sacred Heart University

The “Catholic Intellectual Tradition Conference: Challenges and Opportunities for the Catholic University in the 21st Century,” at Sacred Heart University has been rescheduled to October 29-31, 2020. Click here for more information and to register. 


Seton Hall to reschedule conference on Communication and Religion in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

Seton Hall University will reschedule its regional conference, “Communication and Religion in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election,” with a date TBD. This conference is free to attend. Click here for more information.


Valparaiso University to reschedule conference: "Religion, State, and Nationalism: Problems and Possibilities”

Valparaiso University will reschedule its special symposium, “Religion, State, and Nationalism: Problems and Possibilities,” with a new date TBD. Registration is now open. Click here for more information and to register.


2019 LFP Book Award Winner Announced

The Resilience of Religion in American Higher Education by John Schmalzbauer and Kathleen Mohoney is the 2019 winner of the LFP Book Award. For more information and to learn about the 2019 LFP Book Award Finalists, click here.


Announcing a call for Nominations for the 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Music Performance

The National Board of the Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities is proud to announce the 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Music Performance. For more information and how to nominate, click here.


Lilly Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities

If you are interested in learning more about membership in the Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities, please contact us here.