Program Director, Office of Grants and Fellowships
- Representative for Nationally Competitive Grant and Fellowship Programs
- Manage External Grant and Fellowship Selection Processes
- Provide Strategic Leadership in Grantsmanship
- Guide Students in Identifying and Obtaining Successful Extramural Funding
Samantha Lee, Ph.D. is the Program Director of the Graduate School’s Office of Grants and Fellowships at the University of Notre Dame. As the Program Director responsible for the overall management of the office, Samantha provides leadership and expertise in grantsmanship, manages several prestigious fellowship competitions, and ensures that services provided by the office reflect the priorities of Notre Dame graduate students. Samantha has over ten years of experience in grant writing, advising students across disciplines, and designing in-person and online grant writing and training curricula. In addition to serving as a grant reviewer for federal agencies and foundations, she has helped numerous undergraduate and graduate students generate successful merit-based grant and fellowship applications.