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Internal Fellowships and Grants

The Graduate School (TGS) sponsors a number of internal fellowships and grants and for students at all stages of their graduate experience. Please visit the individual web page of each opportunity, listed below, for details on eligibility and application instructions. Refer to Expense Guidelines for details on expense approvals and reimbursement for internal funding recipients. 

TGS strongly encourages students to apply for external fellowships and grants in addition to internal fellowships. Applicants should also review Regulations Governing Recipients of University Assistance.

Find a fellowship or grant

Fellowship or GrantAudienceField of Study
Beiling Wu Prize in WritingPhD students, MFA studentsHumanities
Career Development Grant Program for Humanists and Social ScientistsPhD students, MFA studentsHumanities, Social Sciences
Conference Travel GrantPhD students, MFA studentsAll Fields
Dependent Care Professional Development GrantPhD students, MFA studentsAll Fields
Digital Humanities Research GrantPhD studentsHumanities
Dr. John N. Nicholson FellowshipPhD studentsSTEM, Management
Franke Graduate FellowshipPhD studentsHumanities
Graduate Research GrantPhD students, MFA studentsHumanities, Social Sciences
Northwestern University-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development ProgramPhD studentsHumanities, Social Sciences
Presidential FellowshipPhD studentsAll Fields
Interdisciplinary Conference Travel Grants for Mellon-Affiliated StudentsPhD studentsHumanities, Social Sciences
Ryan FellowshipPhD studentsSTEM
Summer Language GrantPhD studentsHumanities, Social Sciences
TGS Co-Sponsorship GrantPhD students, MFA students, additional audiencesAll Fields