Online Funding Resources

The following list is by no means exhaustive. We use many of these same tools for our weekly funding email.

UIC-curated resources

SnAP is UIC’s internal scholarship information system. Although primarily for undergraduates, there are some opportunities for graduate students and¬†SnAP¬†will, after you complete a general application, show you the scholarships for which you qualify.

The Community of Science Pivot Funding Opportunities database: UIC has an institutional membership for this “editorially maintained database of funding opportunities.”

Additional Scholarship Resources: Curated by

Useful databases

UIUC Graduate College Fellowship Opportunities database

UCLA’s database

SPIN: database of federal grant opportunities


MSU Library Graduate Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans page

Zintellect: The Oak Ridge Institute for Sciences and Engineering database

International Education Financial Aid: This can be used both for U.S. students seeking to go abroad, or international students studying in the United States. For students wishing to go abroad:

Scholarships, grants, and fellowships that accept applications from non-US citizens: Information shared by the National Association of Fellowship Advisors. Some entries are dated so deadlines should be seen as guideposts and not as definitive.

Funding for International Students Studying in the US: information shared by the Graduate College at the University of Arizona and by Duke University

US Department of Education Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth. Cf.

Supported by the U.S. Department of State, Education USA is a network of hundreds of advising centers around the world. It focuses on assisting students in accessing U.S. higher education opportunities and includes financial opportunities.

Immigrants Rising empowers undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional and policy transformation: List of Graduate Scholarships and List of Graduate Fellowships.

Council for European Studies Fellowship Program [UIC is a member]:

National Academies Graduate Fellowship Programs:

Don’t forget to consult the website of your discipline’s professional organization(s)/association(s) such as the American Historical Association, College Art Association, American Heart Association, etc.