Graduate Student Funding
Northwestern Buffett supports graduate student research and professional growth. In order to nurture the next generation of interdisciplinary global scholars, we offer the following opportunities.
Graduate Fellowships and Assistantships
Northwestern Buffett is partnering with The Graduate School to offer enhanced stipend and tuition funding for PhD students who will support the work of Northwestern Buffett and Northwestern Buffett Working Groups. Learn more about these roles.
Graduate Student Dissertation Research Travel Award
These awards provide funding for fieldwork outside the United States for Northwestern doctoral candidates writing dissertations on comparative and international topics addressing one or more Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more about the award and how to apply.
Graduate Student Conference Travel Award
These grants fund Northwestern PhD students traveling to present their research on international and comparative topics addressing one or more Sustainable Development Goals at a professional conference in their field. Learn more about the award and how to apply.
Wilderness First Aid Training Grant
Sponsored by the Office of Global Safety and Security (OGSS), this grant enables graduate students to participate in wilderness first aid training. To qualify, a student’s travel must support academic goals that require remote or rural international travel. Visit the OGSS website to learn more about the grant.