Databases & Resources

Begin your search through national databases. These databases provide the best way to explore thousands of funding opportunities. We also recommend checking the resources available through other Northwestern departments and offices.

Office of Fellowships Drop In Hours

Stop by the Office of Fellowships during our weekly drop in hours Wednesday afternoons between 3pm and 5pm, to talk with an adviser about available fellowships.

Or schedule an appointment  - fellowships@northwestern.edu | 847 491 2617

National Databases

Databases for LGBTQ Students/Research/Advocacy

Northwestern Resources

Northwestern Career Advancement: Career Development Fund

The Northwestern Career Advancement Career Development Fund provides funding to support the career needs of undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. This program is a collaboration between NCA and the Northwestern Undergraduate Budget Priorities committee, who provideed the financial support to launch this initiative. 

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.