Faculty and Undergraduate Affiliates

Affiliates 2014-2015

Institute Affiliates are provided with support for research and a space for cross-disciplinary discussion with Fellows and visitors.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2016-2017 AFFILIATES HAS PASSED

Why be an Affiliate?

  • Meet faculty and doctoral students working in the humanities from a variety of departments and programs
  • Faculty Affiliates receive $1,000 in research funds
  • Undergraduate Affiliates receive a stipend of $200 per quarter
  • Undergraduate Affiliates work collaboratively to create the Institute's blog
  • Participate regularly in Institute programming
  • Enjoy the Wednesday Lunch Colloquia

Eligibility

  • FACULTY affiliateships are open to all faculty members of all ranks working in the humanities from any school within Northwestern
  • UNDERGRADUATE affiliateships are open to all undergraduates from any school within Northwestern
  • Affiliates cannot be scheduled to teach or take classes on Wednesdays at noon, the time of the Institute's Lunch Colloquia
  • Preference is given to those who have not previously held an affiliateship
  • Previous affiliates must wait three years before reapplying

Criteria

A Humanities Council committee makes the final selections based on the originality, quality and importance of the research project; the applicant's perceived ability to participate in collegial interaction; and a need to insure distribution across rank and department.