If you have an idea for a project you would like to carry out on campus, or you are currently working on a project and you would like funding to continue to work on your project or expand your project, you may apply to an external agency, foundation, or other non-profit organization. Please review any guidelines carefully and make sure you observe the letter of their instructions.  Funding may come in the form of a grant or a fellowship. You may need to apply through your professor or through the university. Deadlines from the previous academic year may not have been updated by the granter. Continue to check back for updates on this website.

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Links to Research Search Engines

Links to Opportunities

Medical/Health Care

Medical Library Association Doctoral Fellowship 12/01/13
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Research Grant 03/01/14
American Optometric Foundation Fellowship 03/01/14
Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Awards 03/15/14
American Vascular Association Student Research Fellowship 03/17/14
American College of Rheumatology - Health Professional Graduate Student Research Preceptorship 03/31/14
Sigma Theta Tau International AIDS Care Grant 04/01/14
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan Award Program 04/30/14
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Travelling Fellowship Various
Metrowest Community Healthcare Foundation Scholarship Program Various
American Gastroenterological Association - Research Grants Various
Student Research Participation at the Centers for Disease Control Rolling
MinnCrest Program -- DDS/PhD Fellows Rolling
Epilepsy Foundation Student Fellowship TBA
Child Neurology Foundation Medical Scholarships TBA
American Institute of Architects Graduate Fellowship in Health Facility Planning and Design TBA
US Pharmacopeia Global Fellowship Awards Program TBA
Society for Neuroscience International Research Award TBA
American Society of Nephrology Student Scholar Grant TBA
North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine - Research Fellowship TBA
US Department of Health and Human Services: Funding Opportunities & Notices
American College of Sports Medicine - Doctoral Student Research Grants

Biology/Chemistry/Life Sciences

Hudson River Foundation for Science & Environmental Research 12/10/13
Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Graduate Program 01/04/14
Switzer Foundation Fellowship Program 01/10/14
Society for Conservation Biology Conservation Research Fellowship 01/31/14
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America Pre-Doctoral Fellowships in Informatics 02/01/14
Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research 02/03/14
Leasure K. Darbaker Prize in Botany 02/06/14
Chemical Heritage Foundation - Longterm Fellowships - Dissertation Fellowships 02/28/14
Desert Legacy Fund - California Desert Research Fund 03/01/14
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Award 03/01/14
Evolving Earth Foundation Student Grant Program 03/03/14
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Fellowship in Nutrition, Oral Health/Dental Education 04/01/14
American Society for Microbiology Graduate Research Fellowship 05/01/14
MSA Grant for Research in Mineralogy and Petrology 06/01/14
American Psychological Foundation - Graduate Research Grant 06/30/14
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia - McHenry Awards Various
SERC Internship Program in Environmental Studies Various
American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science Various
Smithsonian Institution Tropical Research Institute Various
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education - Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Various
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Internship Program in Environmental Studies Various
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Rolling
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences Graduate Internship Rolling
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Rolling
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education - Postgraduate Research Participation at St. Louis Rolling
American Geophysical Union Hydrology Research Grant TBA
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Memorial Grant TBA
Ducks Unlimited Canada Edward D. and Sally M. Futch Graduate Fellowship TBA
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Grant TBA
Society of Wetland Scientists Student Research Grants TBA
Environmental Research and Education Foundation Fellowship TBA
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Conservation TBA
Geological Society of America - Graduate Student Research Grants TBA
Botanical Society of the British Isles - Plant Study Research Grants TBA
STAR Fellowships for Environmental Study TBA
American Museum of Natural History - Lerner-Gray Grants for Marine Research
Institute of Food Technologists - Carbohydrate Division Graduate Scholarship
Environmental Research and Education Foundation - Scholarship Program


American Institute of Indian Studies Research Fellowship 07/01/14
Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development TBA
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Fellowships Various
Costume Society of America Student Research Grant 05/01/14
National Women's Studies Association Caucus Awards Various
International Foundation for Electoral Systems Democracy Studies Fellowship TBA
Byron Hanke Fellowship 05/01/14
Truman Library Institute Research Grant 12/01/13
German Historical Institute Doctoral Fellowships 04/01/14
Library Company of Philadelphia Visiting Research Fellowships in Colonial and US History TBA
Association for the Sociology of Religion Research Grant Competition TBA
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Fellowships TBA
Central States Anthropological Society Leslie A. White Award TBA
Institute of Historical Research Fellowship in Naval and Maritime History TBA
Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies DIssertation Prize TBA
Cornell University Library Grants TBA
Cornell University Fellowship in the History of Home Economics TBA
Soane's Museum Foundation Travelling Fellowship TBA
American Musicological Society World Travel Fund TBA
Naval Historical Center Edwin B. Hooper Research Grants TBA
American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Career Development Grants TBA
American Society of Oriental Research Mesopotamian Fellowship TBA
Jamestown Society Fellowship TBA
American Oriental Society Fellowship for the Study of Chinese Art TBA
American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowships TBA
Marcus Garvey Foundation Research Fellowship TBA
Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowships TBA
German Historical Institute TBA
TOEFL Small Grants Program for Doctoral Research in Second or Foreign Language Assessment TBA
American Anthropological Association Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program TBA
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation - Gilder Lehrman Short-Term Residential Fellowships TBA
Association of American Geographers TBA
Central States Anthropological Society TBA
American Schools of Oriental Research - Mesopotamian Fellowship TBA
American Association for Netherlandic Studies - Scholarship Program TBA
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations - Dissertation Completion Fellowship TBA
Soane's (Sir John) Museum Foundation - Travelling Fellowship Program TBA
American Schools of Oriental Research - Mesopotamian Fellowship
American Schools of Oriental Research - Stuart Swiny and Helena Wilde Swiny Fellowship
Department of the Army - U.S. Army Center of Military History Dissertation
Institute for Humane Studies - Summer Graduate Research Fellowships
Guggenheim (Harry Frank) Foundation - Dissertation Fellowships
American Historical Association - Fellowship in Aerospace History
Society for the History of Technology - Melvin Kranzberg Dissertation Fellowship
U.S. Marine Corps - Lieutenant Colonel Lily H. Gridley Memorial Master's Thesis
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations - Michael J. Hogan Fellowship
Truman (Harry S.) Library Institute - Research Grants Program
Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies - Dissertation Fellowship
Wenner-Gren Foundation - Individual Research Grants--Dissertation Fieldwork Grants
American Psychological Association - Health Psychology Graduate Student


American Society for Engineering Education Fellowships TBA
American Society of Safety Engineers Scholarships TBA
American Society for Information Science and Technology TBA
NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program TBA
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis TBA
International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers TBA
American Institute of Physics Grants TBA
Florida Atlantic University - Marine Science and Engineering Summer TBA
Smithsonian Institution Astrophysical Observatory Predoctoral Program TBA

Minority Opportunities

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.
American Anthropological Association - Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program
Smithsonian Institution - Native American Community Scholar's Awards
American Indian Graduate Center - Fellowship for Native Americans and Alaska Natives
Wenner-Gren Foundation - Individual Research Grants--Dissertation Fieldwork Grants

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