School-Based Support

Bienen School of Music

piano keys at Alice Millar Chapel

Questions Answered at Bienen School Music Resource Page:

  • I am participating in a music performance competition but need help funding my hotel and airfare. Are there resources to help with this?
  • I have been invited to present my research at a conference. Is funding available to help with travel costs?

McCormick School of Engineering

McCormick students in a lab

Questions Answered at McCormick School of Engineering Resource Page:

  • Are there specific student groups for engineers?
  • I’ve heard about the Co-op program and know that it has something to do with gaining full-time work experience, but I’m not quite sure how it all works.
  • I am an incoming first-year student and have a question about choosing classes. Is there someone I can talk to?
  • Is tutoring support available through McCormick?
  • I’m not sure what major I want to focus on within engineering.

Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

Medill Awards

Questions Answered on the Medill Resource Page:

  • I am planning to take a video journalism or photojournalism class, and am concerned about having access to equipment needed. Am I able to rent equipment that I need to complete coursework at Medill?
  • I see that I will need specific software to complete multimedia projects while at Medill. How can I get access to software at a discounted rate?
  • What kind of financial support is provided to Medill students participating in a Journalism Residency?
  • Can I work while participating in my Journalism Residency?
  • Is there a way to apply for additional funding while participation in my Journalism Residency?
  • Does Medill provide financial assistance for students who participate in unpaid internships?
  • I'd like to travel to a professional journalism conference, but I am not sure how I could cover the costs. Is Medill able to provide funding or any support?
  • I am thinking about traveling abroad or pursuing international reporting opportunities. Does Medill provide support or resources in this area?

School of Communication

student in SoC tshirt

Questions Answered at School of Communication Resource page:

  • Can students receive funding to conduct research through SoC?
  • Are there Federal work-study or non-Federal work study jobs available in SoC?
  • Does SoC provide financial assistance for students who participate in unpaid internships?
  • Does SoC fund any international travel opportunities for students?
  • I'd like to travel to a professional conference, but I am not sure how I could cover the costs. Is SoC able to provide funding or any support?
  • I am planning to take a Radio/Television/Film class, and am concerned about having access to equipment and computer software needed. Am I able to rent equipment that I need to complete coursework in SoC?
  • I have been invited to join Lambda Pi Eta, the Communication honors society. Is there any support to help with membership fees and other costs?

School of Education and Social Policy (SESP)

annenberg hall

Questions Answered at School of Education and Social Policy Resource page:

  • I’ve heard SESP is great and I would like to talk to someone about the possibility of transferring into the School. Where do I go?
  • Where do I get answers about SESP?
  • I’m starting to think about my practicum or student teaching experience that is coming up and I’m concerned about traveling to my site or school.  Is there assistance for travel expenses?
  • Can I be paid for my practicum?
  • Can I apply for outside scholarships and grants to help cover the costs of my practicum?
  • I’m thinking about attending a conference related to my interests, can SESP help with those costs?
  • I’m planning to do a research project and am anticipating some expenses. Can SESP help with those costs?

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

weinberg students

Questions Answered at Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Resource Page:

  • Does Weinberg provide financial assistance for students who participate in unpaid internships?
  • I'd like to travel to a professional journalism conference, but I am not sure how I could cover the costs. Is Weinberg able to provide funding or any support?
  • I want to do independent research over the summer; are there funds available for Weinberg students?
  • I am working on my senior thesis, and I have research costs during the academic year; are there funds available
  • I hope to do research abroad; does Weinberg provide support or resources in this area?
  • Are there Federal work-study or non-Federal work study jobs available in Weinberg?