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    Northwestern University is among the Fulbright Program Top Producing Institutions for 2014-15! The Wildcats came in at #3 in the country. Congratulations to our student winners! Visit http://us.fulbrightonline.org/ to learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
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    Introducing NU's Churchill Scholar for 2015, Edward Pang! A senior in Materials Science & Engineering, the Churchill Scholarship offers generous funding for a full year's study/research at Cambridge University, plus research funds, travel allowances, and extensive networking.
  • Neha Reddy and Matthew Zhou, 2014 Projects for Peace Winners
    Matthew Zhou (WCAS 2015) and Neha Reddy (WCAS 2016) are Northwestern's 2014 Kathryn Davis Projects for Peace winners. They went to Ethiopia to conduct their joint project 'Empowering Rural Women: An Investment in the Future'.
  • Nicholas Gazvini-Gore IPS winner in 2014
    Nicolas Kazvini-Gore (SESP 2014) won an IPS Bundestag Internship Program in Berlin in 2014. During this 5 month-long internship in the German Parlament, Nick will serve as a staff assistant to a member of Parlament.
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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.
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    Julia Anaya (COMM 2014) and Nathaniel Rattner (MEDILL 2014) are two of NU's six Venture for America Fellowship winners in 2014.
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    Rachel Scholes (MEAS 2015) won a Fulbright Award in 2014 to New Zealand. Rachel studies chemistry and bio-medical engineering at McCormick. Rachel also won a NSF award.
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    Nora Richter (WCAS 2014) won a Fulbright Award in 2014 to go to Switzerland. Nora studied ISP/Earth and Biological Sciences at NU.
  • Najib El Tecle
    In 2014 Najib El Tecle (FEINBERG PhD) won the Illinois Tech Foundation 50 for the Future Award.
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    Christina Fuentes (TGS, Biomedical Engineering: MS) and Jamie Barstein (TGS, Clinical Psychology: PhD) both won NSF Scholarships in 2014.
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    Ashley Gilliam (TGS) won the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship in 2014. Ashley is currently working towards her Earth & Planetary Sciences PhD.

Career Development Fund

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The Northwestern Career Advancement Career Development Fund provides funding to support the career needs of undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need.

Students can apply to receive funding to support the following career development pursuits:

  • Travel to professional interviews for internship or full-time employment
  • Travel to professional conferences
  • Travel to professional career events 
  • Travel to graduate school interviews
  • Purchase of professional attire

An application and more information can be accessed here. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the academic year.

Find a Fellowship

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Start your search in our Find a Fellowship section and explore thousands of funding opportunities available to students and alums.



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