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Ginsberg Research Grant

Ted and Cora Ginsberg Undergraduate Research Grant

The Ted and Cora Ginsberg Undergraduate Research Grant supports undergraduate political science research conducted in collaboration with a faculty member. The project must be student initiated, and conducted with the mentorship of a political science faculty member. The research can occur during the summer or during the academic year and need not be conducted for credit.

Interested students should approach a faculty member to discuss a potential project. Funds can be applied toward students’ expenses related to undertaking the collaborative research including: transportation costs, such as student’s travel to research venues; materials, computer software; other. Grants are awarded to undergraduate students only.

Students are encouraged to first pursue funding through Undergraduate Research Grants from the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Current Considerations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the changing circumstance of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are additional restrictions and requirements for grant proposals submitted for summer 2021:

How to apply for a Ginsberg Undergraduate Research Grant

Applications for the Ginsberg Research Grant for summer and academic-year research are accepted on a rolling basis. Please allow 2-3 weeks for your application to be reviewed.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Political Science at pol-sci@northwestern.edu.

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