The following are resources for use in finding, securing, and managing funding opportunities. Advice on aspects of applying for funding, such as writing research abstracts and funding proposals, can be found in the links on the Graduate Studies Professional Development webpage.
To explore external fellowships and awards we strongly encourage the use of Pivot, the premier source for academics in search of funding opportunities.
Pivot Funding Opportunities Database
Pivot Funding Opportunities Database Pivot is the world's most comprehensive funding resource. It covers a broad spectrum of funding opportunities for scholars in all disciplines from the sciences to the arts and humanities. Through KU's institutional membership to Pivot, the Funding Opportunities Database and other services are available to KU faculty and graduate students.
GradSense is an interactive website that provides information on personal finances as they relate to fields of study, careers, loan options, and day-to-day spending habits. Provided by the Council of Graduate Schools.
Scholarship America lists a wide range of awards, scholarships, and fellowships. Scan their listing to find opportunities that fit your needs and interests.
KU Emily Taylor Women’s Resource Center
Emily Taylor Women’s Resource Center provides to women resources for scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial aid.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Fulbright Grants for Graduate Study & Research Abroad
Fulbright Grants for Graduate Study & Research Abroad International Programs coordinates the applications by students at the University of Kansas for the Fulbright program, Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program, and Graduate Direct Exchange.
Hall Center for the Humanities
The Humanities Grant Development Office in the Hall Center for the Humanities assists graduate students with finding and applying to funding opportunities. They also present a workshop, Introduction to Grant Development for Humanities Graduate Students.
Institute for Policy & Social Research
The Institute for Policy & Social Research provides wrap-around sponsored project support services for social scientists and policy-related researchers at the University of Kansas. Services for graduate students and faculty include assistance with identifying, applying for, and managing external support for research.
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships
KU invites qualified University of Kansas graduate students to apply for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships.
KU Office of Research Funding Opportunities
KU Office of Research Funding Opportunities has links to numerous sources of information on research funding.