This page provides an overview of general resources for fellowship, grant and funding opportunities. The links include non-profit and institutionally-supported databases and lists; grant and funding news; the graduate and research offices of major universities; and tech tips for locating funding.

American Psychology Association (APA)
Provides a lsting of psychology related scholarships, fellowships and award opportunities..

Business School Scholarship for best essay entry designed to held other considering business related careers by taking advanctage of the experiences of entrants.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The primary source of news, information, jobs and funding for higher education.

Community of Science (COS)
The most comprehensive source of funding information available on the Web, with more than 25,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion.

Cornell University Graduate Fellowship Database
A comprehensive graduate funding and fellowship database for all disciplines and interests groups, maintained by Cornell University Graduate School.

Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
CGS has prepared this list of graduate fellowship opportunities for those entering graduate programs. It is by no means comprehensive, but it is provided to give basic information about some of the fellowships that might be available for graduate study.

Federal Grant Opportunities
Find and apply for federal grant opportunities.

Foundation Center
The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation's leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
The Foundation Center database that targets scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and other financial support for individuals (access at Morris Library only).

Graduate and Professional Student Funding by Duke University
A comprehensive database of graduate fellowship and funding for all disciplines, offered by the Office of Research Services, Duke University. Funding list includes international opportunities for US citizens and international students.
Graduate funding and fellowship opportunities in the biomedical, life, physical, social sciences, as well as mathematics and engineering. Provided by the journal Science.

UCLA Graduate Division searchable database for graduate and post doc funding. 

Kauffman Foundation
A world-class opportunity awaits U.S. college graduates with innovative ideas for a new business. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is expanding its successful Global Scholars Program to include up to 10 recent graduates from U.S. colleges and universities who will join Scholars from around the world.

Michigan State University Library Grants for Individuals
A comprehensive list of fellowships and funding opportunities for all disciplines,  interest and population groups, maintained by the Michigan State University Library.

National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship
The Dissertation Support Program provides support while the graduate student conducts dissertation research. Students should apply in the year prior to the beginning of their dissertation research program, but not until they can describe their research at least in general terms.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University
Designed to support scholars, scientists, artists and writers of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment, who wish to pursue work in academic and professional fields and in the creative arts. Applicants must have received their doctorate or appropriate terminal degree by December 2010 in the area of the proposed project.

SMART(Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation) Program
Pays for all educational expenses for a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. program, and then provide scholars unique opportunities to work as research scientists or engineers on cutting edge technology in world class Department of Defense facilities. This is a highly competitive, national program, open to U.S. citizens only.

Texas A&M Office of Proposal Development
Searchable graduate funding and fellowship notices and deadlines for all disciplines, maintained by Texas A&M Office of Proposal Development. Proposal writing and other tips also provided.

Tech Tips

Google Alerts
Set up a Google Alert for “fellowships,” “dissertation fellowships,” or other keyword(s) of your choice.

Sign up for alerts and digests on grant and fellowship websites that offer such notification services.

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