Graduate Student Funding
The Graduate College provides many resources for students seeking both internal and external funding awards.
For information on Graduate College internal fellowship and grant funding opportunities, visit https://grad.illinois.edu/fellowship/competitions
For external fellowship opportunities, visit https://grad.illinois.edu/fellowship/external
To search the Graduate College’s Fellowship Finder database, visit https://apps.grad.illinois.edu/fellowship-finder/
For information on degree/area of study-specific internal scholarship and award opportunities, contact your college, school, or department directly.
WGGP students may particularly be interested in the following external award opportunities:
American Association for University Women (AAUW) fellowships and grants: https://www.aauw.org/resources/programs/fellowships-grants/
Margaret McNamara education grants: https://www.mmeg.org
Spencer Education Foundation scholarships, grants, and internships: https://www.spencered.org
American Psychological Foundation visionary grants: https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/visionary
Davis-Putter Scholarship: Application – Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund (davisputter.org)
Institute for Citizens & Scholars https://citizensandscholars.org/fellowships/for-scholars-education-leaders/dissertation-fellowship-in-womens-studies/
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation offers extensive information on research funding and proposal support.
To find funding opportunities, visit https://research.illinois.edu/funding-proposal-support/find-funding
To search featured funding opportunities, visit https://research.illinois.edu/find-funding/featured-funding-opportunities
To find campus funding programs, visit https://research.illinois.edu/funding-proposal-support/campus-funding-programs
New Faculty Funding
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation offers funding and proposal support resources specific to new faculty. To explore those resources, visit https://research.illinois.edu/funding-proposal-support/resources-new-faculty