The Office of Graduate and Professional Education is committed to facilitating funding and fellowships for the graduate student body. These opportunities, available through university lines, as well as through external foundations and institutions, provide students with vital sources of support in their master’s and doctoral programs. Moreover, fellowships and awards further professional development by funding conference presentations, while expanding horizons through national and international research and travel. In recent years, our graduate students have been awarded a number of nationally and internationally prestigious fellowships. The Office of Graduate and Professional Education works to support and heighten the visibility of our graduate students' world-class research and scholarship.
Tips and guidelines to help you craft effective and winning grant and fellowships proposals.
The items below provide grant and fellowship tips for graduate students. Downloadable documents and website links are included.
Catalog of Nonprofit Literature
The Catalog of Nonprofit Literature is a searchable database of the literature of philanthropy provided by the Foundation Center's five libraries.
Grants and Fellowships Bibliography(pdf)
This annotated bibliography lists important directories and guides for fellowship, funding and financial aid opportunities. Compiled by Jennifer J. Armiger, Department of History and the Office of Graduate and Professional Education.
Resources for External Fellowships and Funding(pdf)
A handout for all disciplines on external fellowship and funding resources. Prepared by the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies Education.
The 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.
The Foundation Center bibliography for individual grantseekers
A selective bibliography of publications and Web sites relevant to the individual grantseeker. Prepared by the Foundation Center and Katrina Brown.
UD Research Office
The UD Research Office advances high-quality research and scholarship at UD by promoting an environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, community, and commitment to the highest ethical values.
UD Morris Library Financial Aid Research Guide
A bibliography of sources available in the Reference Room at the Morris Library that provide information about grants, fellowships, scholarships, loans, and other types of financial aid.
The resources below have been compiled by the Office of Graduate and Professional Education with assistance from many grant and foundation websites and resources.