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.

Anatolia College: Liberal Arts, Human & International Relations Fellowships in Thessaloniki, Greece

Anatolia College in Thessaloniki, Greece, offers unique Fellowship opportunities for recent college graduates during the academic year – especially those interested in applying their liberal arts, human and international relations skills in an educational setting.

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.

NPR & The Washington Post: Stone and Holt Weeks Fellowship

12 weeks at The Washington Post and 12 weeks at NPR, with training in reporting for print, radio and the web. 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.

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