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Funding Opportunities

The Provost's Office helps connect faculty with funding for research, professional development and more.

Provost Office Grants

Explore the funding opportunities administered through the Office of the Provost.

Humanities, Social Science and Arts Research Grant

The Provost Grants for Research in Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts (HSSA) support excellence in faculty scholarly and creative work.

Learn About the HSSA Grant

Career Development Grants

Grants for tenure-line and non-tenure-eligible faculty toward the career development program, writing support program or other service of choice that best supports faculty career development or writing and publication.

Learn About the Grants

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 about the Grant and Apply

Campus Speaker and Conference Funding

The Office of the Provost administers several endowed lecture funds which support campus-wide lectures and programming in various disciplines.

Explore These Endowed Lectures

Additional Research Funding

The University offers a variety of funding opportunities and assistance to faculty seeking research support. Many Northwestern offices and centers fund faculty research. 

See Research Funding Opportunities