NU students conducting research in a small village

While not a requirement of the minor, you are encouraged to conduct public health research both on campus and abroad under the supervision of faculty in any relevant discipline or program. In addition, research is a major component of the public health programs offered by Northwestern in Tanzania and Mexico. Students are encouraged to continue their research upon their return to campus.

Global Health Studies Research Fellowships

Consider applying to one of the many fellowship opportunities at Northwestern. Click on the links below to read more about the following fellowship opportunities to fund group and independent research projects.

Find application suggestions on the Fellowship Application Tips webpage.

Each year, undergraduate student research is showcased at the Global Health Research Symposium. Learn more about recent student projects at this exciting event.

Additional research opportunities


How can you impact world health issues as a student?

Professor Bill Leonard takes you through the steps to get started.

What are other students doing?

Check out this video about projects in South Africa and Montana.