SOA Grants

The following grants are sponsored by or offered by the Student Organizations & Activities (SOA). For questions or more information, contact Tracey Gibson-Jackson at or by calling 847-491-2350.

NUnite Grants

The NUnite grant is a diversity initiative offered by SOA. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for student groups on campus to go beyond their comfort zones and create an educational, entertaining, and/or artistic event in collaboration with another group on campus from start to finish.

Be the Change Grants

Be the Change grants were designed to encourage students to re-imagine Northwestern through campus beautification projects, community building, and creativity. Funding is awarded based on how well a proposal demonstrates the ability to improve the Northwestern experience in exciting and innovative ways. Projects may include, but are not limited to, physical changes to campus, educating and engaging the community, celebrating a cause, planting of greenery or other vegetation, landscaping, enhancing lights, painting a mural, throwing a benefit event, etc.

Performing Arts Grant

The “Dorothy R. Brooks Morgan Performing Arts Memorial Grant” honors Dorothy’s legacy and love of Northwestern’s student theatre and performing arts groups. This grant provides additional monetary support to one student theatre or performing arts group.