For Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
Searchable Database of Funding Organizations with Literature on File at Career Services
Dissertation Support Funding search from Career Services Database - a sample of resources
Career Services Library Resources - Search the library for books related to funding, such as directories of funding organizations and books on writing applications. Particularly useful are: Foundation Grants to Individuals, Peterson's Grants for Postdoctoral Study, Directory of Financial Aids for Women, Funding for United States Study, and the Annual Register of Grant Support.
Funding Information from the Vice Provost for Research
Grants-related resources webpage at the Graduate Student Center
Funding Opportunities and Resources from Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF).
Note: includes some information for graduate students, including international grants.
GAPSA funding opportunities (Graduate and Professional Student Assembly)
Graduate and Professional Students Student Financial Services: Financing a Graduate/Professional Education at University of Pennsylvania
Other sources on campus include:
Additional Sites for Funding Information
Foundation Center Homepage: information clearinghouse for foundations. Extensive information.
Graduate Fellowships. A searchable database of fellowship opportunities. Linked with permission of Cornell University.
The Grant Advisor: this on-line version of coming deadlines is extremely user-friendly and contains links to additional funding sources. These files can be accessed only from a campus computer or a upenn.edu account. If you have trouble logging in, please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and specify the campus location or e-mail system you're using.
Where to Search for Grants and Funding from Sciencecareers.org
GrantsNet: a searchable, continuously updated, database of funding opportunities in biomedical research and science education. It contains programs that offer training and research funding for graduate and medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty, as well as programs in science, math, engineering, and technology for undergraduate faculty and students.
Scholarly Pursuits: A Guide to Professional Development During the Graduate Years by Cynthia Verba, Director of Fellowships, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University. A publication of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University. Scholarly Pursuits offers advice on all aspects of professional development in preparation for an academic career and for enhancing PhD career opportunities more generally. It also includes samples of winning fellowship proposals, as well as CVs and cover letters for job applications.
Help With Applications
Eleven Steps to Funding Success
How to Win a Graduate Fellowship from the Tomorrow's Professor listserv
Credentials Service: It is often necessary to send letters of recommendations to funding organizations.
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