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Grants & Fellowships in the Humanities & Social Sciences: Funding for Undergraduates

Guide accompanies the Olin Library workshop of the same title.

Einaudi Center Workshops

The Einaudi Center offers a great series of information sessions for students interested in international funding opportunities:

Find Faculty Sponsors at Cornell


Essential Database of Information
A new
search tool, GrantForward, by Cazoodle in associated with the University of Illinois/Urbana-Champagne, launched on  July 1, 2012.

GrantsNet offers information on biomedical research and science education. It lists programs that offer training and research funding for graduate and medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty, as well as programs in science, math, engineering, and technology for undergraduate faculty and students.

Foundation Directory Online Helpful for finding general information about fellowships offered by private foundations. Also in print: AS 911.A2 F77 (current edition in Olin Library Reference) 

Cornell Resources

Cornell Career Services maintains crucial information about applying for Fellowships, especially prestigious fellowships. They have many resources for navigating the challenging application processes. The Fellowships Coordinator, Beth Fiori (103 Barnes Hall) is an especially helpful expert.

Individual departments sometimes also award funding to undergraduates, particularly for travel. For example:


Other online opportunities

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