Below is general information for all graduate students on funding directories, merit-based fellowship opportunities, and online resources. We recommend checking in and speaking with your graduate program for support and guidance.
- Here is information on Funding Directories available for all graduate students:
- Pivot -Search for additional funding opportunities
- Grants.gov – Search federal grant opportunities and sign up for email alerts via Grants.gov
- Foundation Directory – Search for funding offered by private foundations.
- Big Ten Academic Alliance – Opportunities offered through our membership.
- Rutgers Office of Financial Aid – Information about need-based funding
- The Office of Financial Aid offers financial aid resources on its website: https://emnb.rutgers.edu/financialaidresources/
- Gradsense Online Financial Education Resource: This platform provides interactive tools and resources to plan your financial future. The site addresses a range of financial issues you will face before applying, during your graduate and undergraduate studies, and as you launch or re-embark on your career. Visit the website now to utilize this resource: GradSense.org
GradFund - School of Graduate Studies
GradFund is a peer-mentoring service that assists graduate students in identifying and applying for merit-based research grants and fellowships.
GradFund Workshops Fall 2023
GradFund Planning Workshop: Learn how to navigate and plan out your grant and fellowship application process
Rutgers School of Graduate Studies invites you to attend their GradFund Planning Workshops. These workshops guide how to navigate and plan out your grant and fellowship application process, including identifying merit-based grants and fellowships and building a plan for writing your applications.
Sessions for this series run until November 14. For more information, visit HERE or make an appointment to meet with a GradFund staff member here: https://rutgers.mywconline.com/
Webinar: Introduction to GradFund and external fellowships and grants for graduate students
If you're a graduate student interested in getting started with fellowship and grant applications, be sure to join their webinar to learn more about the support GradFund can offer you. This webinar will provide a general overview of the graduate funding landscape and how graduate students can begin the process of applying for funding. The GradFund advising team looks forward to meeting you!
Registration is required for all sessions. Visit HERE or make an appointment to meet with a GradFund staff member here: https://rutgers.mywconline.com/