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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 through the Program in Global Health Studies. 

Find application suggestions on the Fellowship Application Tips webpage.

Additional research opportunities


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.