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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Engagement Opportunities

We believe that relationships fuel knowledge and change our world.

Northwestern Buffett welcomes you to become part of our community, contributing your ideas and perspectives to grow our efforts to solve today’s global challenges.

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Northwestern Buffett supports research, education, and collaborative alliances around the world. 

Faculty Funding

Northwestern Buffett supports university faculty pursuing interdisciplinary global collaborative research. Opportunities include:

  • Faculty fellowships
  • Seed grants to foster global partnerships
  • Support through our research trajectory
Faculty Funding Opportunities

Graduate Student Funding

Northwestern Buffett nurtures the next generation of interdisciplinary global scholar through:

  • Graduate fellowships and assistantships
  • Research-related travel funding
Graduate Student Funding Opportunities

Undergraduate students can find information about scholarships and funding for undergraduate study abroad on the GLO website. Northwestern also offers funding for undergraduate global experiences and research through the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Office of Fellowships.

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Held throughout the academic year, our events are opportunities for Northwestern Buffett’s community to exchange and develop ideas that respond to today’s most urgent global problems.

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Upcoming Events

[UN SDGs Webinar 5] The Pitfalls and Potential of International Cooperation

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Many observers are excited that Joe Biden’s presidency promises to bring international cooperation back into American fo...

There and Back Again: Tracking Gentile Bellini’s Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

On Thursday, December 3rd at 4 PM CT, Elizabeth Rodini will present There and Back Again: Tracking Gentile Bellini’s Por...

Itinerant Objects: Early Modern Mobility and the Spaces In Between

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Elizabeth Rodini will present Itinerant Objects: Early Modern Mobility and the Spaces In Between on Tuesday, December 8t...

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Northwestern Buffett staff members share a common mission: to foster meaningful engagement across barriers of all kinds in the pursuit of peace and justice.

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