Students reading programs at Orientation

Additional Funding Opportunities

There are other grants available for graduate students that are managed by other centers and institutes at Northwestern University in addition to the internal Fellowships and Grants offered through The Graduate School (TGS). We encourage you to visit the websites below to learn more about funding opportunities for graduate students.

Support for Graduate Research

The Equality Development and Globalization Program at the Robert Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University provides support for graduate student research, conferences and symposia across many departments.

The Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University sponsors and facilitates collaborative interdisciplinary scholarships on crucial problems facing the world. The center brings scholars from around the world to the campus for regular discussions and offers study-abroad and research programs.

The Global and Research Opportunities at Northwestern University website, administered by the Office of Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Research, is a searchable database that allows you to quickly identify opportunities for international travel, research experiences, fellowships, and more. 

The Buffett Institute at Northwestern University funds research projects, travel, fellowships and student groups focused on solving global problems. Visit the Buffett Institute at Northwestern University to learn more about funding graduate students.

The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN) supports research and education on life sciences, biomedical sciences, and social sciences in relation to the study of human sexual orientation and human sexuality. They offer research awards and funding opportunities to faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in these fields.