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    Northwestern University is among the Fulbright Program Top Producing Institutions for 2015-16! Congratulations to our student winners! Visit http://us.fulbrightonline.org/ to learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
  • 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) both won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships to Uruguay in 2014-2015.
  • 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'.
  • Mark Specht Image
    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) are 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 studies chemistry and bio-medical engineering at McCormick. Rachel also won a 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 15), Nadia Hlebowitsh (WCAS 15), and Sofia Falzoni (WCAS 15) are finishing up their Fulbright ETA's in Montevideo, Uruguay. This photo was taken during the "Fulbright ETA regional encounter" in São Paulo July 2015.
  • Jamie Barstein and Christina Fuentes Image
    Christina Fuentes (TGS, Biomedical Engineering: MS) and Jamie Barstein (TGS, Clinical Psychology: PhD) both won NSF Scholarships in 2014.
  • Ashley Gilliam Image
    Ashley Gilliam (TGS) won the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship in 2014. Ashley is currently working towards her Earth & Planetary Sciences PhD.

Final Days for Fulbright

Student writing on blank piece of paperThe Fulbright process is wrapping up, and interviews are almost here!  Here are a few details to keep any pre-interview anxiety at bay:
  • First, remember to submit your application by noon on September 6.
  • Second, you will receive an invitation, via email, with instructions on how to register for your interviews.  You will schedule yourself based on day, time, and type of interview panel.
  • Finally, hang tight; everything will be okay!
Questions about this process can be posted via the discussion section on Canvas, which is also a great resource for information. 

Rangel Update

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The 2017 Rangel Fellowship application closes Monday, September 19th at 11:59 PM EST.  All application materials must be submitted by the deadline. These supplemental materials include two letters of recommendation, transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, Student Aid Report (SAR) generated from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, and Official Financial Aid Statement from the applicant’s senior year when applicable.

Interested? Please attend the virtual information session below:
Monday, September 12, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST – Click here to join!

Contact Amy Kehoe at amy.kehoe@northwestern.edu to learn more about the application process.

Find a Fellowship

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Start your search on our site and explore thousands of funding opportunities available to students and alums.  You can search for Fellowships by Award Type and Fellowships by Student Year.  Questions?  Please contact our office for help! 

How Can the Office of Fellowships Help Me?


The Office of Fellowships offers comprehensive services to help students gain a competitive edge in the application process and grow personally from the experience.
We help with:

  • Finding a fellowship or funding match
  • Writing resources/tools
  • Interview preparation/coaching

Set up an appointment to meet with an advisor today!