Funding Opportunities

Economis Department Scholarships

NSF IGERT MAS BioEnergy Fellowship Program

CSU Graduate School – links to funding opportunities

Sponsored Program Information Network (SPIN)

Grant Support for Economists – Links to funding databases, foundations, government sources, and all manner of advice and funding news from the AEA.

The Foundation Center – Provides information about numerous charitable foundations and institutions, and offers guidance on applying for grants and fellowships. Also includes downloadable common applications for regional grant makers.

National Science Foundation Division of Social and Economic Sciences – Arm of the NSF for grants in the Social Sciences. Includes application materials, information on awards, guidelines for applying, and projects currently being funded.

Illinois Researcher Information Service (IRIS) – Funding database from the University of Illinois (access only for participating institutions; check here to see if your university is a member).

Grad Grants – Academic grant and fellowship information from the University of Indiana.

Community of Science – Funding and employment databases for the social, natural, and behavioral sciences. The resources are extensive, but fully available only to institutional subscribers (check with your university library). Individuals may join free of charge and gain access to funding updates and newsletters, as well as guides on finding grants and building a CV. – Information about federal education loans and grants, as well as private scholarships.