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    Northwestern University is among the Fulbright Program Top Producing Institutions for 2016-17! Congratulations to our student winners! Visit http://us.fulbrightonline.org/ to learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
  • Daniel Kinch
    Daniel Kinch was named to the 2017 class of Marshall Scholarship winners. Daniel will study the intersection of applied math and physics at the University of Durham during his first year in England, and at the University of Cambridge during his second.
  • Schwarzman Scholars
    Two Northwestern graduates were named to the 2018 class of Schwarzman Scholars. David Harris (right), a 2014 graduate of the McCormick School of Engineering, and Ye Yuan (left), a 2011 graduate of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.
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    Natasha Ramanujam (Bienen 2015) speaks to a group of Northwestern students about her experience in Mumbai with the AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India.
  • 3 Generations of NU Mitchell Scholars_Dillons
    Three generations of Northwestern Mitchell Scholars meet in Dublin--Claire Dillon (2017), Nick Johnson (2005), Kelly Kirkpatrick (2013).
  • Edward Pang in Cambridge UK
    Introducing NU's Churchill Scholar for 2015, Edward Pang! A senior in Materials Science & Engineering.
  • Nadia and Tracy
    Nadia Hlebowitsh (WCAS 2015) and Tracy Navichoque (WCAS 2015) won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships to Uruguay in 2014-2015.
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    Mark Specht (WCAS 2014) won a Fulbright award to New Zealand in 2014. Mark studied ISP/Science in Human Culture at Northwestern University.
  • Julia and Nate image
    Julia Anaya (COMM 2014) and Nathaniel Rattner (MEDILL 2014) were two of NU's six Venture for America Fellowship winners in 2014.
  • Picture of Rachel Scholes
    Rachel Scholes (MEAS 2015) won a Fulbright award in 2014 to New Zealand. Rachel studied chemistry and bio-medical engineering at McCormick. Rachel also won an NSF award.
  • Nora Richter Image
    Nora Richter (WCAS 2014) won a Fulbright award in 2014 to go to Switzerland. Nora studied ISP/Earth and Biological Sciences at NU.
  • Brazil ETA Girls
    Tracy Navichoque (WCAS 2015), Nadia Hlebowitsh (WCAS 2015), and Sofia Falzoni (WCAS 2015) finishing up their Fulbright ETAs in Montevideo, Uruguay. This photo was taken during the "Fulbright ETA regional encounter" in São Paulo July 2015.

Meet NU's Luce Scholar!

Christina Cilento

Northwestern University senior and Associated Student Government President Christina Cilento will spend the year after she graduates learning about impacts of climate change in Asia as a Luce Scholar!

One of 18 future leaders to be named a 2017-18 Luce Scholar, Christina will continue her education after she departs in June from Northwestern, where she discovered her passion for environmental policy. 

Read more about Christina and the Luce Scholars program here and here.

Contact Amy Kehoe today at amy.kehoe@northwestern.edu to discuss the Luce Scholars program.

Knight-Hennessy Info Session


Are you one of the many NU students that dream of pursuing a master's degree at Stanford?

Get one step closer to making that dream a reality by attending the Knight-Hennessy info session!  This program will choose a group of 100 high-achieving students from around the world to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford.

The info session will take place on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, from 5:30-6:30 PM, in the Wildcat Room at Norris.  There will be FREE PIZZA!

Seating will be limited.  Click here to RSVP!

National deadline: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Contact Sheren Jasim today at fellowships@northwestern.edu to learn more about the info session!

Fulbright Info Sessions


Want to get paid to conduct an independent research project abroad after graduation?  Looking for funding to attend graduate school overseas?  Apply for Fulbright!

The Office of Fellowships is now hosting Fulbright info sessions.  Check the Plan-It Purple calendar to find the upcoming dates!

All info sessions will be held in the conference room at 1940 Sheridan Road.  No reservations needed!

Campus deadline: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Contact Stephen Hill today at s-hill@northwestern.edu to learn more about the application process.

Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

US Dep of Ed

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.

Students may request funding for a period of no less than six months and no more than 12 months.

Students who are US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents who have advanced to candidacy in a relevant field are eligible to apply.  Note: projects focused on Western Europe are not supported.

This award requires an institutional application, so interested applicants must apply through Northwestern.

Campus deadline: Monday, February 27, 12 noon

Contact Stephen Hill today at s-hill@northwestern.edu to learn more about the application process.