Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant

About this grant

Conference Travel Awards fund Northwestern PhD students studying international and comparative topics to present their research at a professional conference in their field.

Award details

The maximum award is $400, and students are limited to one conference travel award per academic year.


Applicants must be Northwestern PhD students working on international and comparative topics relevant to important contemporary political, economic, and/or social issues.

Application details 

Application deadline: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Funds are limited, so early application is strongly encouraged.

Apply online using the Buffett Institute FluidReview Application.

Applicants are typically notified within two weeks of submission.