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Deadline and Important Dates

Application Deadline and Status

During the academic year, applications are accepted and reviewed weekly. Applications are due every SUNDAY by 11:59pm; applicants are typically notified of their application status by the end of the following week.

Applications to request funding for travel should be submitted 3 weeks prior to the intended date of travel.

Applications that need to be expedited can be submitted, however, the application committee cannot guarantee that the request will be accommodated. Please email nca@northwestern.edu  if you have an urgent request.

Funding Dates for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

*Applications will not be reviewed during Thanksgiving (week of November 23rd) or Winter Break (December 7th, 2020 – January 3rd, 2021).
**The Career Development Fund can close at any time during the academic year based on available funding**

Any questions regarding the application timeline, please contact our office at nca@northwestern.edu.

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