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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Engagement Opportunities

We believe that relationships fuel knowledge and change our world.

In today's global environment, innovation and change are coming from across disciplines, sectors and geographies. The new genius is a collaborative genius, and Northwestern Buffett engages a diverse spectrum of scholars, experts and citizens in its work to address critical global challenges.

Search for Funding Opportunities

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
  • Northwestern Buffett Faculty Appointments
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

Explore Global Learning Opportunities

Undergraduate students can find information about scholarships and funding for Global Learning opportunities here. 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

Why 'smart' sanctions are just as inhumane as comprehensive ones: Some Lessons from Iran

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This presentation tracks the relationship between the weaponization of the US dollar and the nuclearization of the Irani...

Why 'smart' sanctions are just as inhumane as comprehensive ones: Some Lessons from Iran

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Emrah Yıldız is Crown Junior Chair in Middle East Studies and Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Middle East & Nort...

Virtual International Classroom Partnering Grant Showcase

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Buffett Institute for Global Affairs and the Office of the Vice President for International Relations are excited to...

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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.

Meet our staff