African leadership award
Grants are awarded for students to develop and lead a research project or program related to African Studies. Students develop, manage, and complete a project examining an issue in African Studies related to the student's academic interests and program(s) of study. The project can be an extension of the research/immersion experience requirement of the African Studies adjunct major or of research completed in a past course.
Open to all Northwestern University undergraduates in their freshman, sophomore, and junior years in any department or school. Preference given to African Studies adjunct majors, minors, and PAS event participants. Grants of varying amounts up to $4,000 are awarded.
To apply, please provide the following in a single PDF document:
- A proposal outlying the details of the project and timeline as well as how the project or research relates to your academic career at Northwestern or beyond.
- A letter of support from a faculty sponsor who can provide guidance and assistance throughout the project.
- Budget detailing all related expenses and other sources of funding.
Deadline: April 15
For questions about PAS awards, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-491-7323.