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Fellowships and Awards Database

Fellowships/awards database shared by SMD and ASE. Searchable by career level, demographics, disciplines, etc.
Want to add an opportunity to this database? Email us with the funding opportunity link.

Other UR Search Resources

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ORPA UR Office of Research Projects Administration (ORPA) offers a host of information concerning regulations and policies, publications and reports, and funding opportunities.
Foundation Center Directory Online Foundation Center Directory Online is a subscription service, access to which is provided by the University of Rochester. It is accessible only on campus or via VPN.
SPINPlus Provides access to the most comprehensive source of funding opportunities globally, updated daily, and identifies researcher expertise from within or outside of UR via researcher profiles. All UR researchers should register and login via Net ID.

External Resources

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Duke University

Duke University online database for funding options for researchers.
FedConnect Searchable public opportunities web portal that offers bi-directional communication between government and the vendor and grants communities. Search all federal grants by category, keyword, CFDA number or agency.
Health Research Funding A database that serves as a kind of clearinghouse for unfunded research proposals. PIs can choose to put basic information about their scored, but unfunded NIH grant applications, directly into the National Health Council's Health Research Funding database and they will be matched with potential sponsors.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) Database of programs and funding that promote closer educational relations between the people the U.S. and other countries.
Michigan State Michigan State University Library system maintains a database for fellowships.

UCLA Graduate Division online database for funding options.

University of Iowa Division of Sponsored Programs Grant Bulletin University of Iowa online grant database.
Young Investigator Opportunities Information from the University of California, Berkeley website-programs are intended for late postdocs and early career faculty at or below the rank of Assistant Professor.