Graduate student Elena Rodina performing research with funding from the Buffett Institute

Funding and Grants

The Buffett Institute supports research and engagement around the globe. In addition to funding research projects, travel, and fellowships, we support student groups focused on solving global problems.

◼ indicates the opportunity is for undergraduates, ⬥ for graduate students, ▲ for faculty

April 2018

Global Engagement Fellows 

The Buffett Institute’s global engagement fellows assist Institute staff with the implementation of its global engagement programs and support the Institute through office administration, publicity, and outreach. Global engagement fellows serve as co-coordinators of specific programs, providing leadership in the development of the Institute’s undergraduate programming and play a direct role in shaping the operation of these initiatives. Deadline: April 25

May 2018

Supplemental Undergraduate Research and Travel Grant 

Provides supplemental funding of up to $2,000 to complete or enhance research, internships, project work, or other nontraditional experiences that are relevant to contemporary global issues. Applicants who have already been awarded grants offered by Northwestern will be given priority. Deadline: May 5