Professional Travel Grants & Other Resources
University benefits and the Provost's Office provide certain mechanisms to help support faculty professional development. Faculty members should also explore what resources are available through their school or program.
Dependent Care Professional Travel Grants
- Funds are available to cover your dependent care costs incurred during short-term travel to attend meetings, conferences, or other professional development opportunities. Learn more.
- Through the Office of Human Resources, Northwestern also offers a backup childcare reimbursement program that can be used for childcare costs incurred to attend an on-campus meeting, conference, lecture, or other event outside of their regular childcare hours.
Underrepresented Minority Professional Development Grants
- Matching funds are available for schools' support of their underrepresented minority faculty members' scholarly and creative work and their professional development opportunities. Learn more.