Funding & Career Development

December 9, 2015

The Confucius China Studies Program

The CCSP Fellowships offer generous funding to doctoral students focusing on China.

December 8, 2015

Inter-American Foundation Fellowship

The deadline for the IAF Grassroots Development Ph.D. Fellowship Program is January 29

December 3, 2015

Two-day Northwestern Winter Internship & Job Fair

Meet approximately 100 companies and organizations in a wide range of industries on January 12 & 13

November 18, 2015

Benjamin Kane Gupta Fellows Program at the U.S. Department of State

Applications for Summer 2016 Fellowships are due on December 15

November 18, 2015

The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship

Humanity in Action invites applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship

November 16, 2015

Janssen Fellowship Opportunity

Applications for this two-year fellowship program are due on December 31

November 16, 2015

Mathematica Policy Research Summer Fellowship

The program supports independent, self-directed research on economic or social problems that affect minority groups and individuals with disabilities

November 16, 2015

Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School Postdoctoral positions available

This position focuses on innate immune mechanisms triggering cytopathic immune responses

November 16, 2015

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Cambridge, MA site will focus on vivo functional imaging and behavioral phenotyping

November 16, 2015

Fellowship Opportunities at the National Institute of Justice

The deadline to apply for one of NIJ's Graduate Research Fellowship programs is December 15

November 13, 2015

Winter Quarter Interdisciplinary Writing Groups

Applications are due by Wednesday, December 2.

November 13, 2015

Summer School on Development Policy

Apply for the Summer School at the University of Bonn by April 1, 2016

November 12, 2015

Career Advising for Chicago Campus Graduate Students

Meet with Mearah Quinn-Brauner, PhD, Assistant Director of Student Career Advising, on the Chicago Campus

November 9, 2015

2016-2017 Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship

Applications are due on January 12

November 9, 2015

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy

Applications are due February 1

November 6, 2015

National Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship Program

Applications are due on February 12

November 6, 2015

Chateaubriand Fellowship Call for Applications 2016-2017

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months.

November 5, 2015

Digital Humanities Travel Quarter Applications Due January 19

Eligible PhD students may apply for up to four quarters of Graduate Assistantship

November 5, 2015

Digital Humanities Grants Due January 19

The Digital Humanities Research Grant is intended to enable PhD students in the humanities to access specialized training

November 5, 2015

Nicholson Fellowship Applications Due January 9

The Dr. John N. Nicholson Fellowship provides full tuition payment and a stipend for 9 months at the same rate as a University Fellowship

November 3, 2015

Versatile PhD Presents: Careers in University Administration, an online panel discussion

Versatile PhD will host a free web-based asynchronous panel discussion on Careers in University Administration, November 16-20.

November 3, 2015

Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship

Applications are due on December 4

November 2, 2015

Liebmann Fellowship internal deadline December 11

Interested applicants should submit the necessary materials by 9 am on Friday, December 11

October 29, 2015

GEO Community Practicum Information Session

Information Sessions for GEO will take place on November 3 and 4

October 28, 2015

IBP Webinars

IBP is a nonprofit funded by NSF to connect students with STEM funding and opportunities

October 26, 2015

Faculty Fellows Program to Diversity the Professoriate

The Faculty Fellows Program aims to recruit candidates interested in pursuing a career in undergraduate teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts institution.

October 26, 2015

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions at Singapore University of Technology and Design

Information session and personal interviews scheduled for SUTD on November 17.

October 23, 2015

Procter & Gamble Career Information Session

P&G will be at Northwestern on Friday, October 30 for a career information session.

October 22, 2015

Presidential Fellowship Applications due November 30

Applications are due to TGS on November 30

October 22, 2015

Fall 2015 Graduation Deadlines

TGS students who wish to graduate in Fall (December) 2015 must meet the following deadlines

October 22, 2015

Google Lime Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities

Applications for the Google Lime Scholarship Program are now open

October 19, 2015

OneStart 2016 Accepting Applications

Apply for the OneStart Program for healthcare business ideas

October 19, 2015

GEO Community Practicum - Apply now for Spring Quarter!

Apply for the Graduate Engagement Opportunities Community Practicum

October 15, 2015

The Tepoztlán-Northwestern Graduate Fellowship

The Tepoztlán Institute for the Transnational History of the Americas (the “Tepoztlán Institute”), in partnership with Northwestern University, is soliciting applications for the Tepoztlán-Northwestern Graduate Fellowship (the “Fellowship”).

October 15, 2015

The Role of Power Dynamics in Fostering Inclusive Classroom Climate

Graduate and Postdoctoral Workshop on November 2

October 14, 2015

Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health (TL1)

NUCATS is accepting applications for this program until December 1

October 12, 2015

Presidential Fellowship Information Session

A record of the Presidential Fellowship information session can now be viewed.

October 9, 2015

Humanities Without Walls Pre-doctoral Summer Workshop

Applications for the pre-doctoral summer workshop are due on November 1st

October 9, 2015

The Data Incubator Fellowship

7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists

October 9, 2015

The Data Incubator Fellowship

7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists

October 7, 2015

Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

A series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

October 6, 2015

Careers in Publishing Discussion Panel on the Versatile PhD

Panel Discussion for Humanities and Social Science Grad Students and Postdocs

October 5, 2015

Searle Teaching as a Research (STAR) Information Session

The STAR Information Session will take place on October 23rd.

October 5, 2015

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching Graduate and Postdoctoral Workshops

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following workshop open to all graduate students and postdocs.

October 2, 2015

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School will offer a proposal writing workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. 

September 24, 2015

Presidential Fellowship Applications due November 30

Presidential Fellows combine outstanding intellectual or creative ability with the capacity to play an active part in the life of the Society of Fellows.

September 24, 2015

Presidential Fellowship Information Session, Friday, October 9

An information session about the Presidential Fellowship will be held on Friday October 9, 2015 at 10 AM in the TGS Commons

September 24, 2015

2015 Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Medical Technology

Applications are open for the 2015 SMDP MedTech program.

September 24, 2015

NSF Graduate Research Fellows Program

Meet GRFP Program Director Dr. Joerg Schlatterer

September 24, 2015

NSF Graduate Fellowship Application Workshops

The National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship will be holding application workshops in October

September 23, 2015

2016 DPDF Student Fellowship Competition

The 2016 Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Program is now accepting applications.

September 22, 2015

CIC Smithsonian Institution Fellowship

The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) and the Smithsonian Institution (SI) are accepting fellowship applications for one-year fellowships

September 21, 2015

Destination Europe Event for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to attend Destination Europe in Chicago on October 16. The event will showcase research career and funding opportunities in Europe for researchers of any nationality, at all stages of their research careers.

September 21, 2015

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Academic Diversity at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

The Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Academic Diversity at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is a joint effort between the two institutions.

September 21, 2015

Register Now for Fall Quarter Writing Workshops

The Graduate Writing Place and The Writing Program will hold five 90-minute workshops this quarter on topics ranging from Writing Cover Letters for the Academic Job Market to Reading and Note-Taking for Academic Writing.

September 21, 2015

Book Fall Appointments in the Graduate Writing Place

The consultants in the Graduate Writing Place are on hand to help, and now's the time to begin reserving appointments. Appointments are available on the Evanston campus, or online if you are no longer in-residence.

September 21, 2015

Northwestern Fall Internship and Job Fair

Meet 150 companies and organizations in a wide range of industries on Tuesday, Sept. 29 and Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 12-4 p.m. in Norris.

September 14, 2015

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Academic Diversity at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is partnering with the University of Pennsylvania to fund Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for Academic Diversity.

September 11, 2015

The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education.

September 10, 2015

Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) accepting applications for 2015 Solicitation 2

The SCGSR program supports supplemental awards to exceptional U.S. graduate students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE national laboratory in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist.

September 2, 2015

Fellowship in Leadership Video

Ever wondered about the Fellowship in Leadership for TGS students?

September 1, 2015

Northwestern Fall Internship and Job Fair

Meet 150 companies and organizations in a wide range of industries on Tuesday, Sept. 29 and Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 12-4 p.m. in Norris, 2nd Floor.

August 19, 2015

VSCSE Science Visualization Summer School

Northwestern, in partnership with University of Chicago, is one of 20 sites across the US that will host the Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering (VSCSE) Science Visualization Summer School. This two-day training course will introduce research students to data visualization with a primary focus on visualization of large volumetric data resulting from simulation and instrumentation.

August 19, 2015

National Science Foundation: Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and in STEM education.

August 19, 2015

Institute for Defense Analyses Meet and Greet

The Institute for Defense Analyses is hosting a meet and greet (with cookies!) They are looking primarily for Ph.D. students (for both full-time and summer internship roles).

August 19, 2015

Summer 2016 Pre-doctoral Workshop in the Humanities Applications Open

Explore humanities careers outside the traditional tenure-track academic system. The 2016 Humanities Without Walls consortium pre-doctoral summer workshop is currently open for application.

August 19, 2015

Apply Now to Join an Interdisciplinary Writing Group this Fall!

The Graduate Writing Place will be organizing several interdisciplinary writing groups this fall and invite PhD students who have completed their coursework and are working on writing associated with their research (i.e., dissertation chapters, articles, conference papers) to apply.

August 19, 2015

New Science Writing Course for Fall 2015

Science in Society, Medill and The Graduate School are offering a free skills development course this fall. The evening seminar runs for 9-weeks (9/21/15-11/16/15). It is designed to help STEM+ PhD trainees write clearly and speak confidently about their own research, providing a solid foundation for future pursuits in science writing and communication.

August 19, 2015

Digital Humanities Travel Quarter Applications Due Monday, October 5

Eligible PhD students may apply for up to four quarters of Graduate Assistantship to provide support while absent from the Chicago area in order to pursue unique training opportunities related to the digital humanities.

August 19, 2015

Digital Humanities Grants Due Monday, October 5

The Digital Humanities Research Grant is intended to enable PhD students in the humanities to access specialized training.

August 19, 2015

Graduate Research Grant Applications Due Monday, October 5

The Graduate Research Grant (GRG) is intended to help PhD and MFA students, in historically underfunded disciplines meet expenses related to scholarly research and creative endeavors.

August 19, 2015

Professional Development Grant Applications Due Friday, October 2

TGS offers professional development programming for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows across disciplines.

August 19, 2015

Winter Catalyst Grants Due Friday, October 2

The Graduate School's (TGS) Catalyst Grant provides students, faculty and academic programs with resources to support new programs and events that benefit graduate students.

August 19, 2015

HHMI International Applications Due Wednesday, September 30

HHMI's fellowship program supports outstanding international pre-doctoral students studying in the United States who are ineligible for fellowships or training grants through U.S. federal agencies.

August 18, 2015

Grantsmanship for the Research Professional

This executive education-style workshop course teaches and enhances skills associated with effective grant opportunity identification, preparation, writing, and submission to early career researchers.

August 18, 2015

Introduction to Programming for Big Data

This seven-day bootcamp with face-to-face instruction is presented by Luis Amaral and Adam Pah.

August 14, 2015

Applications Open for the Whitaker International Award For Bioengineers

The online applications for 2016 Whitaker International Program awards are now open.

August 14, 2015

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans program honors the contributions of immigrants to the United States. Every year they invest in the graduate education of 30 New Americans (immigrants and the children of immigrants) who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or academia.

August 14, 2015

Hertz Fellowship Application

The Hertz Fellowship aims to build a community that creates innovation to improve lives, supports the national defense, and ensures America’s competitiveness in the global economy.

August 12, 2015

Open Data Manager Position at Evanston Cradle To Career

Funded for one year (with the possibility of renewal), the Data Manager identifies, collects and organizes all data that address program indicators related to children, youth, young adults, parents, caregivers, and Evanston resources.

August 12, 2015

Graduate Assistant Positions at Norris

Norris has two open positions for graduate assistants: an Art Services position in the Dittmar Gallery and ARTICA Studios, and a Game and Outdoor Recreation position.

August 11, 2015

Research Assistant Position in Humanities/Social Sciences Open

Professor Huey Copeland has an opening for a graduate research assistantship for FY2016. The position, which comes with a full stipend and tuition remission, is open to any student in good standing who is entering their 6th year or below of doctoral study at NU (students in years 2-5 would be eligible to bank their normative TGS package funding to support their 6th year of study).

August 10, 2015

Versatile PhD Available to TGS Students

Concerned about the academic job market? Thinking about non-academic careers? We subscribe to a resource that demystifies non-academic careers and reveals many professions that can utilize the skills you are developing in graduate school: Versatile PhD.

August 4, 2015

Social Science Research Council's Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Program

The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Program is an interdisciplinary training program that helps early-stage doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences formulate doctoral research proposals.

August 4, 2015

NSF Proposal Writing Workshops for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School offers a series of fellowship proposal writing workshops in alignment with specific deadlines and led by writing experts. The goal is to help students and postdoctoral fellows produce the strongest possible writing for proposals, understand what reviewers are looking for, edit writing to be clear, concise, interesting, and persuasive, and increase the likelihood of securing funding.

August 3, 2015

2015-2016 Internal Grant and Fellowship deadlines have been updated on the TGS Funding Website

All of the Internal Grant and Fellowship deadlines and application requirements have been updated for the 2015-2016 year on our Funding website.

August 3, 2015

STEM Faculty Lunch Program for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers can launch their academic careers with STEM Faculty Launch, a two-day workshop covering best practices for pursuing, applying for, and establishing faculty careers. This brand new workshop is open to candidates nationwide. Women and traditionally underrepresented minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

July 21, 2015

Searle Center Announces the New TA Conference on September 17

If you are a new TA in your department, please register for the New TA Conference (NTAC) on Thursday, September 17, from 9am-3:30pm.

July 21, 2015

Apply for the Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the 2016 season to spend 12 weeks at the Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.

July 21, 2015

National Science Foundation: Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

The Science of Science & Innovation Policy (SciSIP) program supports research designed to advance the scientific basis of science and innovation policy. Research funded by the program thus develops, improves and expands models, analytical tools, data and metrics that can be applied in the science policy decision making process.

July 21, 2015

Fermilab: University Research Association's (URA) Visiting Scholars Program

The Universities Research Association (URA) Visiting Scholars Program at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory was established in 2007 as a five-year program to support visits by researchers from the URA institutions to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year in areas such as high energy physics experiments, astrophysics, theory, accelerator physics, materials science, and computer science.

July 21, 2015

Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.

July 20, 2015

NUIT Presents Software Carpentry Bootcamp with R Focus

Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation.

July 20, 2015

Elsevier Launches a Free, Online Training Platform for Researchers

The new Elsevier Publishing Campus provides researchers with the training they need to enhance their professional skills. A wide range of topics are covered from the fundamentals of publishing and grant writing to broader issues like gender in research and open science.

July 9, 2015

DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Horizon Award Applications Open

The Horizon Award supports junior level scientists to conduct impactful research with the mentorship of an experienced cancer researcher (i.e., Mentor). The Horizon Award challenges junior scientists to develop and implement research in the cancer field.

July 7, 2015

Graduate Assistant Opportunity with NU's Office of Residential Academic Initiatives

The Office of Residential Academic Initiatives (ORAI) is seeking to hire a part-time Graduate Assistant for the 2015-16 academic year.

July 7, 2015

Fall Catalyst Grants Due Friday, July 10

The Graduate School's (TGS) Catalyst Grant provides students, faculty and academic programs with resources to support new programs and events that benefit graduate students.

July 7, 2015

Professional Development Grant Applications Due Friday, July 10

TGS is offering the Professional Development Grant to fund program, cluster and student/postdoc efforts to offer professional development programming

July 7, 2015

American Society for Microbiology: Learn How to Turn Your Science into a Company

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is hosting a two and half day entrepreneurship workshop for graduate students, postdoctoral and early career scientists that will provide basic information on establishing a start-up business.

July 2, 2015

NUCATS Center for Education and Career Development Proof of Concept Funding Opportunity Due July 17

The NUCATS Institute and the Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO) are soliciting proposals for grants to fund technology proof of concept in the biomedical arena. The objective of the funds is to move promising research into a self-supporting commercial pathway.

June 29, 2015

The Data Incubator Fellowship

The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries.

June 18, 2015

Summer Hours for the Graduate Writing Place

The Graduate Writing Place opens for summer hours on Monday, June 22. They look forward to working with you throughout the summer to provide feedback on job-market materials, grant or fellowship applications, papers for coursework, articles, conference papers, dissertation proposals/chapters, and much more.

June 17, 2015

NIA Postdoc Fellowship for 2015-16 Application Deadline June 19

With support from the National Institute of Aging, the Center on Aging at NORC at University of Chicago is offering two postdoctoral fellowships.

June 17, 2015

American Society for Cell Biology Graduate Student Research Competition

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is offering the ASCB Kaluza Prize supported by Beckman Coulter to honor academic excellence in graduate student research

June 17, 2015

Ohio State 2015 Postdoctoral Recruitment Event

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Office of Postdoctoral Research is pleased to announce the 2015 Autumn Postdoctoral Recruitment Event. This event will be held September 30-October 2, in collaboration with the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

June 4, 2015

Searle Teaching-as-Research Program (STAR) Poster Session

Come see graduate students in the first STAR (Searle Teaching-As-Research) Program cohort present exciting findings from classroom-based research projects.

June 4, 2015

Kauffman Foundation Dissertation Fellowships Program

The Kauffman Foundation invites proposals for the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program – an annual competitive program to support dissertations in the area of entrepreneurship. Up to 15 awards of $15,000 each may be made.

June 4, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Science Education with Science in Society at Northwestern

Science in Society, a science education research center at Northwestern University, is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join a dynamic team working on K-12 STEM education initiatives at the middle and high school level.

June 4, 2015

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School will offer a five-day proposal writing workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The workshop will focus primarily on those preparing a proposal for the upcoming NIH NRSA deadline, though other grant writers are welcome.

June 2, 2015

Just announced: Graduate Assistantship – Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, Northwestern University

Applications are being accepted for a new Graduate Assistantship in the public humanities for the 2015-16 academic year. The assistantship will provide hands-on experience in developing outreach initiatives, coordinating undergraduate programs, and administering operations of the Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.

May 27, 2015

Versatile PhD Presents Careers in Marketing for STEM PhDs

Versatile PhD will host a free web-based asynchronous panel discussion on Careers in Marketing for STEM PhDs, June 8-12.

May 20, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities at the Center on Aging at NORC at the University of Chicago

The Center on Aging at NORC at University of Chicago, supported by the NIA, is offering two postdoctoral fellowship opportunities. The goal of these postdoctoral fellowships is to train recent doctoral recipients interested in the demographic and economic analysis of aging through the development of basic methodological tools, applied research, policy-making and analysis, and professional development.

May 20, 2015

Dow Chemical Company BEST: Building Engineering & Science Talent Symposium

Dow Chemical Company BEST - Building Engineering & Science Talent Symposium will take place from September 14-16 in Midland, Michigan. BEST is primarily intended to introduce African American, Hispanic, Native American U.S. doctoral and postdoctoral scientists to the wide range of rewarding careers in industrial research

May 20, 2015

TGS Extending Deadline to Apply for Higher Education Leadership Internship

TGS is extending the application period for the 2015-2016 Higher Education Leadership Intern to July 31. This paid internship gives graduate students (in years 1 through 6) the opportunity to explore careers in university administration.

May 6, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshops and Application Deadlines

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following workshop open to all graduate students and postdocs. Space is limited; registration is required.

May 6, 2015

Final Deadline Approaching for GEO Internships

The Center for Civic Engagement's Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) Community Practicum is a quarter-long program that combines an internship/field study at a community organization with a graduate seminar on publicly-engaged scholarship.

May 6, 2015

Call for Community Building Proposals Due May 15

Have a great idea for a fun student group or organization? Apply for a Community Building Grant! TGS offers these grants to fund group activities to connect students across different academic disciplines.

April 30, 2015

EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study

Students whose research relates to protecting human health and the environment are eligible for the EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships.

April 24, 2015

Baxter Young Investigator Award Program

To further promote innovative research, Baxter sponsors an annual award program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Baxter's Young Investigator Awards are intended to stimulate and reward research applicable to the development of therapies and medical products that save and sustain patients' lives. Baxter invites current graduate and post-doctoral fellows in the United States to submit descriptions of ongoing research.

April 22, 2015

Mentoring Your Summer Student: An Orientation for Postdocs and PhD Students

This workshop will help post-doctoral fellows and graduate students outline summer projects, set goals with summer advisees, structure interactions, and problem solve as issues arise.

April 20, 2015

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Enhance Workforce Diversity

The purpose is to enhance the diversity of the mental health research workforce by providing dissertation awards in all research areas within the strategic priorities of the NIMH to individuals from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences research. This two-year award supports the completion of the doctoral research project.

April 20, 2015

Graduate Students Can Apply to Become an InterCultural Explorers Guide

Help welcome new international graduate students to Northwestern next fall by becoming an InterCultural Explorers Guide! Guides will plan weekly social outings for groups of international students during Fall Quarter 2015.

April 17, 2015

Graduate Assistantships to Support Engaged Scholarship and Teaching at NU

The Center for Civic Engagement has two openings for graduate assistants for the 2015-16 academic year, including summer 2016.

April 17, 2015

Applications Now Available for the Fall 2015 Graduate Engagement Opportunities Community Practicum

Graduate Engagement Opportunities (GEO) is a quarter-long program that combines a personalized community internship with a graduate seminar on engaged scholarship.

April 17, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshops

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following workshops open to all graduate students and postdocs. Space is limited; registration is required.

April 17, 2015

Register for Remaining Writing Workshops

It's not too late to register to attend the final 4 spring quarter cross-disciplinary writing workshops. Join to learn more about: Strategies for Outlining & Organizing Large Writing Projects; Tailoring Your Research to Various Audiences; Developing Your Academic Presence Online through Writing and Social Media; and Writing Cover Letters for the Academic Job Market.

April 17, 2015

Graduate Writing Fellows Information Session

Thinking about applying to serve as a Graduate Writing Fellow next year? Come to an information session Thursday, April 23 from 5:30 to 6:30pm in the Graduate Commons to learn more about the program and speak to current Fellows.

April 16, 2015

Invitation for the Biennial Postdoc Symposium at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation has announced their second bi-annual Postdoctoral Recruitment Symposium at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). This symposium will provide a unique opportunity for outstanding senior graduate students from top graduate programs to present their work and meet with prospective postdoctoral mentors at CCHMC.

April 16, 2015

Funding Opportunity Available from Venturewell (Formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance)

The E-team Program cultivates opportunities for collegiate technology entrepreneurs by providing early-stage support and funding of up to $75,000. The E-Team Program gives college students the chance to move new tech ideas out of the lab and classroom and into the marketplace.

April 15, 2015

RSG Research Communication Training Program Accepting Applications for the Summer Session

The RSG Research Communication Training Program will be accepting applications from April 15-May 18 for the summer session scheduled to begin June 23.

April 15, 2015

Digital and Computational Studies Fellow in the Social Sciences Starting Fall 2015

Bowdoin College, in support of its Digital and Computational Studies (DCS) Initiative, invites applications for a Digital and Computational Studies Fellow in the Social Sciences starting Fall 2015.

April 15, 2015

Postdoc Position Available in Hematologic Malignancies at Washington University in St. Louis

The laboratory of Dr. Stephen Oh is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research scholar to join a dynamic translational research team in the Division of Hematology at Washington University in St. Louis. The position will focus on the basic mechanisms that drive the initiation, development, and progression of hematologic malignancies.

April 15, 2015

Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.

April 15, 2015

International Studies Graduate Student Teaching Opportunity

The International Studies Program at Northwestern is offering a unique opportunity for humanities and social science graduate students to be instructors for their Integrating Project Seminars.

April 13, 2015

Center for Leadership Fellowship for TGS Ph.D. Candidates

The Center for Leadership at Northwestern University is accepting applications for next year’s Fellowship in Leadership. Applications are due May 11.

April 10, 2015

Apply to be a 2015-2016 Kaplan Graduate Affiliate!

Each year the Kaplan Institute welcomes a select group of Affiliates to play a key role in shaping the conversation around humanistic inquiry. Affiliates meet regularly to discuss cutting-edge research carried out across disciplines in the humanities and receive support ($1,000) to carry out intellectual projects.

April 10, 2015

Graduate Assistant Position Available With the Office of Residential Academic Initiatives

Do you enjoy working with undergraduates outside of the classroom? Are you looking for a professional development opportunity beyond your research and teaching? Are you interested in living in a well-appointed campus apartment? Graduate students who answer “yes” to all three questions should consider applying to be a Graduate Assistant to the Faculty-in-Residence.

April 9, 2015

Upcoming Opportunities with McKinsey

The spring Advanced Professional Degree Presentation is April 10 and the Summer Insight Programs application deadline is April 14.

April 7, 2015

University Library Makes ArcGIS Mapping Software Available Across All Campuses

Northwestern University Library is proud to offer all members of the Northwestern community universal access to the powerful mapping software ArcGIS from Esri, the leading developer of geographic analysis tools.

April 3, 2015

Northwestern University Venture Challenge

Northwestern University Venture Challenge is currently accepting its first round of applications. The challenge is a premier business pitch competition which rewards the most innovative and promising student startups with capital and mentorship so their ideas will become real, grow, and make an impact.

April 3, 2015

Announcing Airport Cooperative Research Program 2015-2016 Graduate Research Award Program

The Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) of the National Academies' Transportation Research Board offers $10,000 Graduate Research Awards that include mentoring by national experts assigned by the ACRP, facilitation of access to ACRP resources, a research presentation at the Transportation Research Board annual meeting in Washington, DC, and publication in the Transportation Research Record.

April 3, 2015

ComSciCon Science Communication Workshop for Graduate Students This Summer

Northwestern graduate students are invited to apply to attend the Communicating Science (ComSciCon-Chicago) workshop. The ComSciCon workshop series is designed to empower graduate students to communicate the complex concepts arising in science, engineering, and other technical fields to diverse audiences.

April 3, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshops and Application Deadlines

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following workshop open to all graduate students and postdocs. Space is limited; registration is required.

April 3, 2015

Apply Now to Serve as a Graduate Writing Fellow for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

Graduate Writing Fellows are advanced PhD Candidates who want to augment their own (already strong) writing, leadership, and teaching skills at the same time as they improve the writing skills of other graduate students at Northwestern. Fellows work one-on-one with students on a broad range of writing strategies and skills.

April 3, 2015

The Boston Consulting Group ADC Coffee Chats

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) will be holding small group Coffee Chat sessions on Monday, April 6th 2015 for Northwestern MD, JD, PhD, and post-doc students interested in full-time career opportunities at BCG, and their Bridge to BCG summer program.

April 2, 2015

American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity Internships Available

The American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity (AAAED) and the Fund for Leadership, Equity, Access and Diversity (LEAD Fund) offer substantive programs designed to give undergraduate and graduate students real-world work experience in the policy, practice and nonprofit management fields.

April 1, 2015

GWAN Networking Night

GWAN, in partnership with NU's Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (NU-MRSEC) and the McCormick Career Development (MCD) office is excited to host Networking Night.

April 1, 2015

Buffett Institute for Global Studies Announces New Programs and Funding for Graduate Students

For almost 20 years, the Buffett Institute has offered significant academic and financial support for graduate student research on global issues. The Institute is now dramatically expanding their successful dissertation research funding and creating new opportunities to position graduate students at the forefront of relevant research communities.

March 31, 2015

Graduate Student Opportunities for 2015-16 Academic Year/Residential Colleges

Do you enjoy working with undergraduates? Are you interested in a rewarding employment opportunity on campus? The Office of Residential Academic Initiatives anticipates openings for graduate students during the 2015-2016 academic year.

March 31, 2015

Boston Consulting Group Virtual Resume Writing Workshop on April 1

Join the Boston Consulting Group in this session for an overview of how to translate your CV into a business style resume.

March 31, 2015

Short-Term Faculty Opportunity for PhD Level Science Trainees at Bard College

The Citizen Science Program at Bard College is accepting applications for PhD level science trainees to teach a section in Bard College's core science experience. Bard College's Citizen Science Program is a science literacy program required of all first year students, regardless of intended major.

March 30, 2015

Postdoctoral Position Open in the Laboratory of Dr. Spagnoli at Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Anna Spagnoli has almost 20 years of research experience in the bone and cartilage field. Her research focuses on discovering the ability of growth factors to control adult stem cells for tissue regeneration, and understanding the mechanisms of tissue development to empower the regenerative responses during the tissue repairing process.

March 30, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellowship Available at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. John M. Maris, exploring the genetic basis of childhood neuroblastoma at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

March 25, 2015

Postdoc Research Associate position in Digital Humanities at UIC

The Sandi Port Errant Language and Culture Learning Center (LCLC) at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a post-doctoral research associate in the Digital Humanities, starting July 15, 2015

March 18, 2015

Educational Opportunities for Graduate Students at the Innovation and New Ventures Office

The Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO) offers various programs that provide graduate students with opportunities to learn more about the technology transfer process, intellectual property, new ventures and more.

March 18, 2015

Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute Symposium- Friday, March 27

The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute (NBTI) is hosting an educational programfocused toward healthcare and research professionals involved in the care of patients with brain tumors. The most up-to-date research, surgical, and clinical evidence based information will be presented which will be reinforced through case discussions.

March 18, 2015

Register Now for Spring Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Get a head start on spring quarter planning and reserve your spot in any of the seven upcoming cross-disciplinary writing workshops. The Graduate Writing Place's first two workshops--"Productive Writing & Time Management" on April 3 and "Creating and Getting the Most from a Peer Writing Group" on April 6 are specifically designed to help you get your quarter off to a running start.

March 18, 2015

Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.

March 17, 2015

Margaret Walker Center's Call for Papers extended to March 23rd

The deadline for the Margaret Walker Center's Call for Papers for undergraduate and graduate students has been extended to Monday, March 23, for this year's Creative Arts Festival, featuring Nikky Finney, National Book Award winner for poetry.

March 12, 2015

GEM4 Summer Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

The GEM4 2015 Summer Institute: Mechanobiology of the Brain, will allow attendees to participate in two weeks of lectures and hands-on training in engineering, biology, and physical science laboratory techniques by experts in the field.

March 12, 2015

International Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2015 at Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany

The German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München, pursues the goal of developing personalized medical approaches for the prevention and therapy of major common diseases such as diabetes mellitus and lung diseases. Helmholtz Zentrum München is a member of the Helmholtz Association, Germany's largest scientific organization.

March 12, 2015

Systems Biology and Network Medicine Postdoc Opening at Brigham and Women's Hospital

The Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work on an interdisciplinary project that involves developing approaches to construct and analyze networks with translational applications in biology and medicine.

March 12, 2015

TGS Seeking Higher Education Leadership Intern, Professional Development Programming

The Graduate School (TGS) is welcoming applicants for the 2015-2016 Higher Education Leadership Internship position, which gives one doctoral student the opportunity to explore careers in university administration.

March 10, 2015

Mentoring in the Field: Lessons from Remote Locations

On April 6th, a panel of distinguished researchers will share insights about the special challenges, obligations, ethics and concerns that pertain to mentoring students who are conducting field research in remote locations.

March 5, 2015

Rotary Networking Opportunity

Interested in involvement with a service organization with communities of participants all over the world? Come to Rotary International on Tuesday , March 10, for a chance to meet and network with Rotary International employees and members of the Evanston Lighthouse Rotary club.

March 5, 2015

Concussion Awareness Scholarship

The Concussion Awareness Scholarship is a $1000 cash scholarship that may be used for any documented related expenses incurred during 2015 while pursuing your degree and is available for any graduate or undergraduate student.

March 5, 2015

Second Annual Northwestern Computational Research Day

The second annual Northwestern Computational Research Day is being held on April 14, 2015. This event is hosted by NUIT and sponsored in conjunction with the McCormick School of Engineering, Kellogg School of Management, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, CIERA (Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics), Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, Northwestern University Library, and the Office for Research. Corporate sponsors currently include NVIDIA.

March 4, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshops and Application Deadlines

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following workshop open to all graduate students and postdocs. Space is limited; registration is required.

March 4, 2015

Graduation and the NU/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan

If you will be graduating from Northwestern at the end of Spring Quarter 2015, you may either cancel the NU/Aetna Student Health Insurance plan, or keep it for the duration of the policy (ends automatically on August 31 2015).

March 3, 2015

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad 2015 Competition Now Open

The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office of the U.S. Department of Education announced the opening of the 2015 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) grant program competition.

February 27, 2015

Ryan Fellowship Application Due Friday, May 15

The Ryan Fellowship, made possible by a generous donation from Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan, supports graduate students dedicated to the exploration of fundamental nanoscale science and to advancing this knowledge into practical applications of benefit to society.

February 27, 2015

Postdoc Position Available at the Blood Research Institute in Milwaukee, WI

The Blood Research Institute is looking for a qualified postdoctoral fellow to study the role of cohesin mutations in the acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).

February 27, 2015

Open Access Fund Available to Help Publish

Northwestern University Library’s pilot project to promote and fund open access publishing continues to accept applicants who want to disseminate their articles in peer-reviewed, open access journals.

February 27, 2015

The New York State Senate Fellowships

Fellowships are available to support graduate students and recent graduates interested in communications, journalism, public relations, public policy, public finance, or legislative process.

February 27, 2015

Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdocs: Planning and Presenting a Conference Poster

This workshop will teach the basics of poster design, introduce some of the tools available, and focus on utilizing the best means of reaching your audience. Participants should come to the first meeting with laptops and have in mind a specific conference at which they plan to present.

February 23, 2015

Boston Consulting Group Information Session

Interested in Management Consulting? The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy.

February 19, 2015

Nominate Students Now for Spring Quarter Leadership Coaching

Coaching provides the University’s student leaders with the opportunity to significantly build on their assets. The Center for Leadership invests in adapting the real-world practices and approaches of executive leadership coaching to meet the needs of student leaders while also preparing them for leadership positions once they graduate.

February 19, 2015

Postdoc Opportunities: BloodCenter of Wisconsin

BloodCenter of Wisconsin is the recipient of a long-standing, highly successful Institutional Training Grant that supports postdoctoral research training in transfusion medicine and benign hematology.

February 19, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshops

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following events open to all graduate students and postdocs. Space is limited; registration is required

February 17, 2015

Vacancies at the British Consulate

The British Consulate in Chicago is currently searching to fill two vacancies in the Consulate’s Trade and Investment team

February 16, 2015

Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.

February 16, 2015

Interdisciplinary Conference Travel Support for Mellon Affiliated Students

Students actively affiliated with the Mellon clusters in the Humanities and Non-Quantitative Social Sciences are eligible for travel support to attend conferences and/or seminars and make presentations on behalf of the University.

February 16, 2015

Mellon Catalyst Grant Applications Open

Applications are now being accepted to provide funds to clusters (or clusters, centers, degree programs, departments, etc. in combination) to sponsor innovative interdisciplinary programming.

February 13, 2015

Call for Applications for Heidelberg Laureate Forum

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) are pleased to announce that they will sponsor a maximum of 20 young researchers to attend the 3rd annual Heidelberg Laureate Forum in Heidelberg, Germany, from August 23 through 28, 2015.

February 13, 2015

Clinical and Translational Research Course for Ph.D. Students

The NIH Clinical Center invites graduate students to apply to the Clinical and Translational Research Course for Ph.D. Students, to be held July 6-17, 2015 at the NIH main campus in Bethesda, MD.

February 12, 2015

ARL Postdoctoral Position Available

The United States Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is seeking applications for one postdoctoral position to contribute to a program of research focused on assessment of team dynamics in complex networked systems.

February 12, 2015

Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development Applications Open

The Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development is designed to stimulate contributions toward sustainable development for the benefit of engineering, construction, chemical, and petrochemical organizations; the academic community; and society as a whole.

February 9, 2015

Library Company of Philadelphia's Fellowship Applications Due Sunday, March 1

The Library Company of Philadelphia's Program in Early American Economy and Society invites applications for dissertation and short-term fellowship awards during 2015-2016.

February 9, 2015

2015 Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Critical Architectural Writing

This year marks the tenth annual Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Critical Architectural Writing, an innovative award program administered by the Department of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute of Chicago.

February 3, 2015

2015 Spring Postdoctoral Recruitment Event at Ohio State

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Office of Postdoctoral Research hosting a 2015 Spring Postdoctoral Recruitment Event. This event will be held on May 7-8th, in collaboration with the Research Institute Training Office at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

February 2, 2015

Summer Catalyst Grants Due Friday, April 17

The Graduate School's (TGS) Catalyst Grant provides students, faculty and academic programs with resources to support new programs and events that benefit graduate students.

February 2, 2015

Digital Humanities Travel Quarter Applications Due Monday, April 13

Eligible PhD students may apply for up to four quarters of Graduate Assistantship to provide support while absent from the Chicago area in order to pursue unique training opportunities related to the digital humanities

February 2, 2015

Digital Humanities Grants Due Monday, April 13

The Digital Humanities Research Grant is intended to enable PhD students in the humanities to access specialized training.

February 2, 2015

URGC Applications Due Monday, April 13

The Graduate Research Grant (GRG) is intended to help PhD and MFA students in historically underfunded disciplines meet expenses related to scholarly research and creative endeavors.

February 2, 2015

CIRA Applications Due Friday, April 3

The Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts (CIRA) has been committed to cutting-edge, interdisciplinary arts research since its inception in 1986.

February 2, 2015

Versatile PhD Presents: Careers in Informal Science Education

Versatile PhD will host panel discussions on Careers in Informal Science Education from February 23-27 in the STEM Forum.

January 27, 2015

L'Oreal USA For Women In Science Fellowship- Applications Open February 2nd

Starting February 2 through March 20, The L'Oreal USA For Women in Science program will be accepting applications for their fellowship program, which will award five post-doctoral women scientists in the US with grants of up to $60,000 each.

January 26, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology

Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Associates seeks a postdoctoral clinical psychology fellow with a strong background in clinical neuropsychology/neuropsychological evaluation.

January 26, 2015

Faculty Positions in Cognitive Neuroscience Available at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada.

Western University is investing in a Cluster of Research Excellence in Cognitive Neuroscience to build on significant research strengths in this area.

January 23, 2015

PhD Level Opening for Assistant Director of Life Science Professional Development at UNC Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Office of Biomedical Graduate Education has posted an opening for a PhD level program director to direct their TIBBS professional development program and to assist in running their new ImPACT internship program.

January 16, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshop

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering an upcoming workshop open to all graduate students and postdocs.

January 16, 2015

Sign up to Participate in Dinner with 12 Strangers

Dinner with 12 Strangers-Industry registration will open Wednesday, January 28.

January 16, 2015

Travel Awards Available for Translational Social and Affective Neuroscience Conference at UW Madison

This year's theme is "Translational Social and Affective Neuroscience: Implications for Psychopathology." The conference will be held April 22-23.

January 15, 2015

Management for Scientists and Engineers Information Session

Doctoral students enrolled in TGS science and engineering programs are invited to take advantage of the information session for the Management for Scientists and Engineers Program on Monday, February 2, from 4:30 to 5:30 PM in room G-40 of the Jacobs Center.

January 15, 2015

McNeil Center for Early American Studies Dissertation Fellowship Program

At least eight new fellows will be appointed for the 2015-2016 academic year, most with stipends of at least $21,000.

January 14, 2015

University of Bonn Summer School on Intellectual Property

The Summer School on Intellectual Property addresses graduate and postgraduate students from any field of study. It will take place from July 20 to July 31, 2015. The program is conducted in English.

January 14, 2015

Apply to participate in The Data Incubator

The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares the best scientists and engineers with advanced degrees to work as data scientists and quants.

January 13, 2015

Jerome Hall Postdoctoral Fellowship at Indiana University-Bloomington

The Indiana University Center for Law, Society, and Culture will appoint two post-doctoral fellows for the 2015-16 academic year. They invite applications from scholars of law, the humanities, or social sciences working in the field of sociolegal studies.

January 12, 2015

Communicating Science 2015 Workshop at Harvard

Applications are now open for the Communicating Science 2015 workshop, to be held in Cambridge, MA on June 18-20th, 2015.

January 12, 2015

Argonne National Laboratory 2015 Research Aide Program

The Research Aide program for graduate students offers temporary employment to college/university students that provide the opportunity to apply technical knowledge and skills while assisting Argonne scientific and engineering staff on key mission science projects.

January 12, 2015

Fellowship Opportunity: The Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life

The Brady Scholars Program seeks four graduate students who will help mentor undergraduate, offering a total award of $6,000 spread over three years

January 7, 2015

Upcoming Searle Center Workshop

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering an upcoming workshop open to all graduate students and postdocs.

January 6, 2015

Whitaker International Fellows and Scholars Program Competition

The Whitaker program funds biomedical engineering projects overseas.

January 5, 2015

Summer Internships at Takeda in Deerfield

Takeda, a pharmaceutical company with offices in Deerfield, has posted a number of summer internships on their website. TGS students are encouraged to apply.

January 5, 2015

Fulbright Information Sessions

All workshops will be held in the Conference Room at the Office of Fellowships. No reservation needed. You need only attend one meeting (or one of each type if you are uncertain which award is for you).

January 5, 2015

Versatile PhD 2015 Panels

TGS is pleased to announce the 2015 Versatile PhD online panel discussion series.

January 5, 2015

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Workshops will focus primarily on those preparing a proposal for the upcoming NIH NRSA deadline, though other grant writers are welcome.

January 5, 2015

Congressional Research Grants

The competition is open to individuals with a serious interest in studying Congress. Political scientists, historians, biographers, scholars of public administration or American studies, and journalists are among those eligible.

January 5, 2015

Summer Language Grant Due Friday, January 30

The Summer Language Grant (SLG) is intended to assist PhD students with expenses related to language training during the summer for their research.

January 5, 2015

Spring Catalyst Grants Due Friday, January 23

The maximum amount of funding available is $3,000 per project/event. Ongoing, long running, or continuous events are not eligible for Catalyst Grant funding.

January 5, 2015

Digital Humanities Travel Quarter Applications Due Tuesday, January 20

Eligible PhD students may apply for up to four quarters of Graduate Assistantship to provide support while absent from the Chicago area in order to pursue unique training opportunities related to the digital humanities.

January 5, 2015

Digital Humanities Grants Due Tuesday, January 20

Awards up to $2,500 will be granted to assist PhD students requiring training in digital technologies (e.g. big data, digital collation and analysis, digital object management and analysis, digital encoding, etc.)

January 5, 2015

Graduate Research Grant Applications Due Tuesday, January 20

The Graduate Research Grant (GRG) is intended to help PhD and MFA students, in historically underfunded disciplines meet expenses related to scholarly research and creative endeavors. You are eligible for one award up to $3000 over the course of your career.

January 5, 2015

The Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies Research Grants for Graduate Students

Please note: Graduate students applying for funding must be affiliates of the Buffett Center.

January 5, 2015

BGSA Graduate Research Conference Call for Abstracts

Northwestern’s Black Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce its 17th Annual Graduate Research Conference that will be held on April 24th-April 25th 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Evanston. This year’s conference theme is Diversifying Excellence: Change and Innovation in the Black Community and Beyond.

January 5, 2015

Mellon Conference Travel and Cluster Programming Support

TGS will post application information in the coming weeks.