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Research and Scholarship

Northwestern University is one the world’s leading private research universities.  The Office of the Provost coordinates with many offices across the University to facilitate excellence in research for faculty and students.

Nemmers Prizes

The Nemmers Prizes recognize works of lasting significance in economics, mathematics, music, and the medical sciences. The prizes were entrusted to Northwestern University to administer, as a result of Erwin Esser Nemmers's relationship with the University as a long-time faculty member of the Kellogg School of Management. Learn more.

Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research helps students match their research interests with grants, fellowships and other programs on campus and around the world. Many schools and offices, including the Office of the Provost, offer funding to support students who wish to conduct independent research, work in a lab or internship, study abroad, attend conferences, and much more. Learn more.

Global and Research Opportunities at Northwestern

Explore all of Northwestern’s global and research opportunities in one location. Easily identify opportunities for collaboration with our international partners and with faculty who share your interests. Learn more.

Faculty Research Awards

Northwestern University faculty are leaders in their fields, pushing new boundaries of research and learning. The Office of the Provost administers two faculty awards that recognize excellence in research and scholarship. Learn more.