Funding Opportunities

SGA Travel Fund

Graduate students engaged in academic travel may apply for funding through the Student Government Association. As long as there is matching funding through other departments, the SGA may offer up to $500 for an individual applicant and up to $1,500 for groups of 3 or more applying together. See details on the SGA website.


McNair Scholar

The McNair Scholar website lists various agencies and organizations, both private and governmental, that offer financial support for graduate study. Some of the support opportunities are "full-ride" research fellowships, others are limited-duration research internships, still others provide a set amount of funds for a specific scholarly work. See the McNair Scholar website: http://mcnairscholars.com for each opportunity.


Additional Funding and Financial Resources 

Peterson's Scholarship Search Tool: Searchable database of scholarships and grants available for graduate study. Searches can be filtered to match selections that include keywords, degree type, study type, deadlines, eligibility, and availability. 

GradSense.org: Online financial tool and resource designed to help graduate students make informed financial decisions about their education and future careers. Based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Science Foundation and the National Center for Education Statistics, GradSense.org was researched, designed and developed by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) in collaboration with TIAA-CREF. Along with median debt and income data, the website provides loan repayment advice, spending tips, and career guidance.

Contact your academic department for additional information about scholarships and funding opportunities available for your program.

 

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