This guide is intended to assist doctoral students locate dissertation and fellowship funding.
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2013
Community of Science (COS)
Leading Web site for scientists and scholars to find funding, promote their research and collaborate with peers worldwide.
Foundation Center, Washington DC
Excellent comprehensive site providing information on how to find a grant, how to write a grant proposal, plus online links, tutorials and workshops--both free and fee-based.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
(Available on site at the Virginia Campus Library and the Foundation Center in Washington, DC)
Funding for behavorial and social science research.
Graduate and Professional Student Funding
Comprehensive database to locate funding for research, study, and projects.
Useful for basic science research funding. Search under Experienced Level PhD Dissertation Student.
Illinois Researcher Information Service (IRIS)
IRIS database contains over 9,000 active federal and private funding opportunities in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
The Ph.D. Completion Project is a seven-year, grant-funded project that addresses the issues surrounding Ph.D. completion and attrition. The program is designed to create intervention strategies and pilot projects, and to evaluate the impact of these projects on doctoral completion rates and attrition patterns.
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