Undergraduate Applicants

Northwestern students have had previous success with the research and internship opportunities below. See scholarships related to:

This is not an exhaustive list of all the available funding. See Databases & Resources for links to national organizations that feature thousands more opportunities.

Any Field

American-Scandinavian Foundation Grants & Fellowships
Scholarships for study in a Scandinavian country. Applicants must have research or study that makes a stay in Scandinavia essential. Must have completed undergraduate education by the start of the program.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange For Young Professionals
One year internship in Germany. All fields can apply, but special consideration given to students in the business, vocational, scientific, engineering, technical and agricultural fields.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Funds a year’s study or research in more than 150 eligible countries. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree by the beginning date of the grant.

Humboldt Foundation German Chancellor Scholarships
Self-designed one-year program in Germany for professional development, study or research. Seniors may apply.

Luce Scholars Program
One-year internship in Asia. Intended for students with no prior experience in Asia.

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)
Various programs for study and enrichment in Germany.

Rotary Foundation Scholarship
Scholarships for year-long study or research in any country that has Rotary clubs to promote international understanding and peace. Contact Stephen Hill at s-hill@northwestern.edu for details.

Arts & Humanities

Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship
Funding for study or independent research in the fields relating to music, art, architecture, dance and theatre. Seniors and recent graduates may apply.

Frank Huntington Beebe Fellowship
Funding for one year of advanced music study in Europe. Seniors and recent grads may apply.

Public Policy/Service

Center For Strategic & International Studies Anne Armstrong Leadership Award
Funding for three-month internship at the CSIS. Juniors may apply.

Carnegie Endowment For International Peace Junior Fellows Program
One-year internship at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, D.C. Seniors and students in their first year after graduation may apply.

Coro Fellows Program
Nine-month program preparing fellows for leadership roles in public service. Seniors or recent grads may apply. Some graduate or work experience preferred

Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship Program
Fellowships for State Department internships. Juniors and seniors may apply.

Humanity in Action Program
Fellowship for summer institute on human rights. Sophomores, junior and seniors may apply.

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program
One-year field and policy work related to fighting hunger. Seniors may apply.

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
Year-long public service project anywhere in the world. Senior may apply.

Northwestern University Public Interest Program
One-year fellowship to work in Chicago non-profits to create sustainable social change. Seniors may apply.

Princeton in Africa
Year-long service-oriented fellowships in Africa. Seniors may apply.

Princeton in Asia
Year-long service-oriented fellowships in Asia. Seniors may apply.

Princeton in Latin America
Year-long service-oriented fellowships in Latin America. Seniors may apply.

Center For The Study of The Presidency Fellows Program
Year-long fellowship to study the presidency and policy making. Typically seniors but underclassmen may apply.
 
Urban Fellows Program
Nine-month program with the New York City government. Seniors and recent grads may apply.

Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice
Villers Fellow works as a full-time policy analyst in Families USA’s Health Policy Department with compensatory package that includes an annual salary and excellent health care benefits