OUR Grants & Programs

Academic Year URGs provide up to $1,000 to pay for your research expenses to do an independent academic or creative project in any field. The project is connected to an independent study or thesis seminar.

Summer URGs provide a $3,000 stipend to cover living and research expenses for full-time eight week independent academic and creative work in all fields of study under faculty supervision.

URAP offers faculty members the opportunity to hire an undergraduate student to work with them on their research or creative projects.  Students are paid an hourly wage ($10/hour) for their work.

ULGs provide up to $5,000 (up to 75% of total expenses) for the intensive and experiential learning of foreign language during the summer.

A once-in-a-lifetime $9,000 grant to spend the summer travelling the world, researching a topic of your choice. 

Please note: For 2014-15, the Circumnavigators Club Foundation is not accepting applications for projects in the following areas: 

  • Global environmental and conservation issues
  • Microfinance and microcredit
  • Alternative energy and rural electrification

CTGs fund 50% of your expenses (up to $500) to present your research or original creative work at a conference.

The annual forum for original research and creative work by Northwestern undergraduates.