While not a requirement of the major or minor, you are encouraged to conduct public health research both on campus and abroad under the supervision of faculty in any relevant discipline or program. In addition, research is a major component of the public health programs offered by Northwestern. Students are encouraged to continue their research upon their return to campus.
Global Health Studies Research Fellowships
Consider applying to one of the many fellowship opportunities at Northwestern. Click on the links below to read more about the following fellowship opportunities to fund group and independent research projects.
- Radulovacki Global Health Scholars Research Fellowship
Designed to create research opportunities, this program funds strong, well-prepared, and creative projects for implementation abroad or in the US.
- John and Martha Mabie Fellowship for Public Health Research
This fellowship allows Global Health Studies students to pursue independent research projects abroad.
- Global Health Group Research Fellowship
Groups of 3-4 students interested in global health can receive funding to conduct a team research project in an international setting.
Find application suggestions on the Fellowship Application Tips webpage.
Additional research opportunities
- Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition Presentation Opportunity
- Northwestern Undergraduate Research Journal
- Chicago-area Undergraduate Research Symposium (CAURS)
How can you impact world health issues as a student?
Professor Bill Leonard takes you through the steps to get started.
What are other students doing?
Check out this video about projects in South Africa and Montana.Back to top