Founded in 1851, Northwestern University has a strong community of students and alumni, including a NASA astronaut, Nobel Prize recipients, Emmy-winning television hosts, and several U.S. politicians and judges.

Northwestern is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research and the personal and ​intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community. Northwestern’s commitment to global engagement makes it a perfect place for SHE-CAN scholars. The university fosters a truly diverse environment, composed of students and faculty from around the world. Northwestern strives to make a positive, cross-cultural and durable impact through global engagement, at home and abroad. (About Northwestern)