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Weinberg College and the University provide funds to support teaching, research, and other scholarly activities.

Research funds

Weinberg College funds "W Award" grants for innovative research and provides limited funding for on-campus conferences.

Travel funds

The College offers funding to tenure-line and continuing lecturer faculty members for research and conference travel that enhances teaching. See Weinberg's Lecturer Travel and Professional Development Funds Policy.

Use Northwestern Travel Policies and Procedures and Northwestern University Travel Services when planning travel. 

Funds for Enhancing teaching

Weinberg College provides the following funding. See our University-Wide Funds page for Northwestern's grants and fellowships related to teaching and scholarly activities. 

Hewlett Fund for Curricular Innovation

Hewlett Curricular Fellowship Program

Simeon Leland Forum Fund

Course Enhancement Grants

Freshman Seminar Enhancement funds

Discretionary funding for teaching-track faculty and course-related activities

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