Funding Opportunities

Please, be aware that opportunities listed here have specific application processes and deadlines, so always contact the sponsoring institution for the most up-to-date information. This page is updated as we receive information about opportunities.

Lists and Multiple Opportunities Sponsored by One Entity

  • American Indian College Fund
    The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships and other support for the American Indian students.
  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • http://www.apsanet.org
    1527 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington DC 20036-1206
    phone: 202-483-2512
    fax: 202-483-2657
    email: apsa@apsanet.org
    lists fellowships, grants, research and other funding opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students-also listservs, discussion groups, newsletters, general career information and job listings
  • www.ResearchResearch.com
    ScienceWise.com: the Workplace for Science and Engineering
    The Minority On-Line Information Service (MOLIS) is your source for information on minority institutions and minority targeted opportunities
  • Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
    http://foundationcenter.org/findfunders/ is an online database of over 8,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. Low monthly, three-month, and yearly subscription rates. Social Science Research Council (SSRC). The Social Science Research Council is an independent, nongovernmental, not-for-profit international organization that seeks to advance social science throughout the world and supports research, education and scholarly exchange on every continent.
  • The Cornell University Graduate School Fellowship Database
    http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/fellowships
    This is a database of more than 600 fellowships, the majority from non-Cornell sources. Further inquiries regarding fellowships listed should be directed at the sponsoring organization, not at the Cornell Graduate Fellowships Office.
    The database can be sorted to view lists of opportunities for: Biological Sciences, Humanities, Minorities, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Study Abroad and Women.
  • New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE)
    http://www.nebhe.org/
    45 Temple Place
    Boston MA 02111
    phone: 617-357-9620
    fax: 617-338-1577
    email: pubinfo@nebhe.org
  • Binghamtom University
    http://scholarships.binghamton.edu/grad.html
    You will need to commit both time and effort to identifying potential funding sources. The information presented at scholarships.binghampton.edu provides you with some good starting points.

Specific Opportunities

More opportunities will be listed here as we become aware of them.

  • American Indian Science & Engineering Society-AISES
    http://www.aises.org/
  • Frederick Douglass Teaching Scholars
    Minimum requirements are: Applicants must be US citizens. Masters degree required and doctoral or ABD preferred; academic background in one of the fields taught; and at least three favorable letters of recommendation from faculty or professionals in the student's field, including the student's advisor. Preferred: experience teaching or as teaching assistant. Scholars will be compensated as adjunct faculty, according to each university's collective bargaining agreement. Scholars are expected to live in on-campus housing in an apartment that will be provided at no charge and to participate in campus activities. 
    For information on each university please contact:

    Clarion University of PA
    Ms. Nancy J. Campbell
    814-393-2109
    ncampbell@clarion.edu
    info@clarion.edu

    Indiana University of PA
    Dr. Veronica Watson
    maat@iup.edu
    http://www.iup.edu

    Lock Haven University of PA
    Mr. Albert Jones
    570-893-2322
    ajones@lhup.edu
    http://www.lhup.edu

    West Chester University of PA
    Ms. Marion Hyder
    610-436-3557
    mhyder@wcupa.edu
    www.wcupa.edu

    Please, send TWO copies of application to:
    Office of Academic & Student Affairs
    Attention: Douglass Summer Scholars
    State System of Higher Education
    2986 North Second Street
    Harrisburg PA 17110
  • The American Psychological Association
    http://www.apa.org/mfp/
    Minority Fellowship Program
    750 First Street NE
    Washington DC 20002-4242
    phone: 202-336-6127
    fax: 202-336-6012
    email: mfp@apa.org
    The American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) supports the training of researchers and practitioners.
  • The National Academies
    http://www.nationalacademies.org/grantprograms/
    Policy and Global Affairs
    Fellowships
    2101 Constitution Avenue NW
    Washington DC 20418
    phone: 202-334-2872
    fax: 202-334-3419
    email: infofell@nas.edu
    The Fellowship Programs Unit of PGA administers predoctoral, dissertation, postdoctoral, and other fellowship programs for advanced study in research-based disciplines.  
  • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
    http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsjavits/index.html
    Higher Education Programs
    U.S. Department of Education
    1990 K Street, NW, 6th Floor
    Washington, DC 20006-8521
    phone: (202) 502-7700
    email: OPE_Javits_Program@ed.gov
    The program provides financial assistance to students who have demonstrated (1) superior academic ability and achievement; (2) exceptional promise; and (3) financial need to undertake graduate study leading to a doctoral degree or Master of Fine Arts (MFA).  
  • Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
    http://www.woodrow.org/
    CN 5281
    Princeton NJ 08543-5281
    phone: 609-452-7007
    The Foundation has three broad areas of concern: A Liberal Arts Renaissance, Access and Opportunity, and Partnerships for Learning. Its programs include fellowships for graduate study, professional development for teachers, educational opportunities for women and minorities, relating the academy to society, and national service.
  • Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission
    http://www.marshallscholarship.org/
    John Foster House
    36 Gordon Square
    London WC1H 0PF
    UK
    email: info@marshallscholarship.org
    Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study either at graduate or occasionally undergraduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.  
  • Rhodes Scholarship
    http://www.rhodesscholar.org/
    Office of the American Secretary, The Rhodes Scholarship Trust
    Elliot F. Gerson
    8229 Boone Boulevard, Suite 240
    Vienna, Virginia 22182
    email: amsec@rhodesscholar.org
    Rhodes Scholars are elected for two years of study at the University of Oxford, with the possibility of renewal for a third year. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar's behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. Each Scholar receives in addition a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford, and upon application, may approve additional grants for research purposes or study-related travel.
     
  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
    http://www.jackkentcookefoundation.org/
    44115 Woodridge Parkway, Suite 200
    Lansdowne VA 20176-5199
    phone: 703-723-8000
    fax: 703-723-8030
    email: jkc@jackkentcookefoundation.org
    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program awards scholarships to college seniors or recent graduates to attend graduate programs. The scholarships provide funding for tuition, room & board, books, and other required fees for the length of the graduate degree program, up to six years.
     
  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
    http://www.act.org/goldwater/
    6225 Brandon Avenue, Suite 315
    pringfield VA 22150-2519
    phone: 703-756-6012
    fax: 703-756-6015 0
    email: goldh2o@erols.com
    This scholarship honors Senator Barry Goldwater through the operation of an education scholarship program, financed by a permanent trust fund endowment, designed to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering.
  • The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
    http://www.truman.gov/
    712 Jackson Place, NW
    Washington DC 20006
    recorded information line: 202.395.7429
    fax: 202-395-6995
    email: office@truman.gov
    The Truman Scholarship is a merit-based grant awarded to undergraduate students who wish financial support to attend graduate or professional school in preparation for careers in government.
  • The Morris K. Udall Foundation
    http://www.udall.gov/
    2000 K Street, NW, Suite 303
    Tucson AZ 85701-1922
    phone: 520-670-5529
    fax: 520-670-5530
    Each year, the Foundation awards 80 undergraduate scholarships to juniors and seniors in fields related to the environment, and to Native American and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care or tribal policy.  
  • The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation
    http://jamesmadison.com/
    The Foundation offers James Madison Fellowships to a select group of individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution.  
  • The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
    www.nsf.gov
    4201 Wilson Boulevard
    Arlington VA 22230
    phone: 703-292-8694
    fax: 703-292-9048
    email: grfp@nsf.gov
    NSF Graduate Fellowships offer recognition and 3 years of support for advanced study to outstanding graduate students in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, and behavioral and social sciences, including the history of science and the philosophy of science, and to research-based PhD degrees in science education.
     
  • The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
    http://www.pdsoros.org/
    400 West 59th Street
    New York NY 100190
    phone: 212-547-6926
    fax: 212-548-4623
    email: pdsoros_fellows@sorosny.org
    The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields.  
  • The UNCF-Merck Science Initiative
    http://www.uncf.org/merck/
    Dedicated to expanding the pool of world-class African American biomedical scientists.  
  • National Association of Fellowships Advisors
    http://www.nafadvisors.org/scholarships.htm
  • The Best Colleges
    http://www.thebestcolleges.org
    You can can find information on hundreds of online programs. We only include schools that are recognized and reputable, so you know they’re the best ones out there already. We also aim to bring you affordable options, so you know you’re getting good quality for your money, but not spending a fortune in the process. And we rank schools based on all the standard details — including tuition, retention rate, and median starting salary for graduates — that go into picking a high-quality program.