MU Libraries Data Archives Sources for Research Funding
Funding for your Research Project
- University of Missouri Columbia - Office of Research - Internal Funding
This source for funds is intended for faculty members. Graduate students could have indirect access to these funds if they can collaborate with a faculty member on a project.
- University of Missouri Columbia - Office of Research - External Funding (links)
- MU Graduate School links to external funders for grad students.
- Mizzou Fellowships Office
- Check Grants.gov for federal funding sources.
- Check Grantsnet.org for funding for scientific research projects.
- Check the Foundation Center website.
- Quick Guide to Funding Databases (courtesy U. of Washington)
- National Council of University Research Administrators (links to funding agencies)
- Yahoo's directory of education grants
- Missouri government grants and grantwriting aids
Also remember that...
- Some colleges at MU have small research funds that faculty and graduate students can apply for. Check with your college.
- Listservs that cover your field of study may send out postings about research grants. Check the web for archived postings from listservs; search for words such as "grant."
Funding for Education/Training
- MU Data Archives Service offers an annual travel stipend open to MU faculty or grad students who wish to attend ICPSR's Summer Program in Quantitative Methods. It is about equal to the cost of the plane ticket. Contact us if you wish to be considered for the travel stipend.
- Tuition for many workshops in ICSPR's Summer Program for Quantitative Methods is free for faculty and grad students at member institutions. (MU is a member.) Check the Summer Program course catalog for discounts and additional, course-specific stipends.
Funding to Present your Research Project at Conferences and Symposia
MU Libraries Resources - Directories of Funding Organizations and Guides for Grant Writing
- Annual Register of Grant Support
- Applying for Research Funding: Getting Started and Getting Funded
- How to Write a Successful Research Grant Application: A Guide for Social and Behavioral Scientists
If you know of other sources for funding not shown on this page, please contact us.The Data Archives Service is brought to you by MU Libraries