Graduate Student Resource Center

External Funding

External funding resources and databases
  • Academy of Human Resource Development: AHRD is a global organization  for the Human Resource Development scholarly community of academics and reflective practitioners.
  • AERA Grants Program: Small grants and training for researchers who conduct studies of education policy and practice using quantitative methods.
  • American Economic Association: The AEAweb provides information on funding for economists and the opportunity for organizations  to post information on grants available for economic research.
  • American Psychological Association: A scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States.
  • Colleges, College Scholarships and Financial Aid Page: Large database for searching for fellowships, financial aid, and more.
  • DMOZ Grants: Provides information on research, scholarships, and discipline-specific aid.
  • EduPass: For international students, EduPass offers information  to international students who are learning about and seeking financial assistance to complete their education in the US. 
  • FastWeb: Mega-site for searching aid, colleges, and scholarships.
  • Fellowship Notebook: Cornell University’s site for fellowships & research sources.
  • FinAid: For loan, scholarship, and other aid resources for US and international students.
  • Foundation Center: Grant-seekers visit the Foundation Center (Cleveland) for free access numerous nearly 10,000 funding databases.
  • Grants to Individuals: Michigan State University’s Library provides many funding links for students and others.
  • Grants.govSearch and apply for federal grants by keywords and other specific criteria.
  • Grantseeker's Cafe: A blog about grant information, training, advice, and networking opportunities to new and seasoned grant writers.
  • GrantSpace: The Foundation Center’s funding information network, also contains information for international students.
  • GRAPES: UCLA searchable database of graduate & postdoctoral extramural support.
  • National Association of Fellowship Advisors Scholarship: A list of major nationally competitive scholarships and their sponsors.
  • Ohio Board of Regents: This site links to financial aid, fellowships and scholarship information.
  • Ohio Means Internships:  A State of Ohio database for searching internship and co-op positions.
  • Pay For College Ohio: State of Ohio grants and scholarships
  • Rural Sociological Society: The RSS is a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application, and dissemination of sociological knowledge.
  • Scholarships and Grants: Scholarships listed by discipline. 
  • SRCD Grants: Grants offered by the Society for Research in Child Development.