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Additional Funding Search Sites

Whether you are searching for a fellowship, scholarship, or grant, start your search here. Click on the links at left to see detailed charts of specific interest to Hampshire students, or check out the websites below.

APS The Frank L. Howard Undergraduate Research Fellowship supports undergraduate research in plant pathology.

APSA Lists funding opportunities for study and research in political science and related disciplines.

The Actor’s Checklist A directory of organizations offering grant money, fellowships, and foundations that fund individuals in visual arts, creative writing, and performing arts. Also lists useful books for grantseekers.

Broke Scholar A free service (with 650,000 scholarship award listings) that matches your profile to scholarships of interest and provides tools to keep you organized during the application process.

Critical Language Scholarship Program Fully-funded seven to ten week intensive language instruction and extensive cultural enrichment experiences held overseas for undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. students.

Datatel Scholars Foundation 
Awards scholarships to part-time and full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending an eligible Datatel client school (Hampshire College is on the list).

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund Provides need-based scholarships to students actively working for peace and justice.

EPA’s P3 Award National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet offers college students the opportunity to research, develop, and design scientific, technical, and policy solutions to sustainability challenges.

The Educational Resources Institute
A Massachusetts-specific site that thoroughly outlines educational and financial aid opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds. Includes online advising.

The Environmental Scholarship Guide from the Environmental Education Directory site is a comprehensive and easy to navigate guide to help students find scholarship money in the environmental fields.

eStudentLoan Compare and apply for student loans, research financial aid options, and search for scholarships.

Federal Student Aid
U.S. Department of Education’s student loan program provides funds for Stafford and PLUS loans.

Fellowships Posts summaries of fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students and links to applicable website for more information.

FinAid Scholarships, loans, grants, graduate school fellowships, plus information to demystify financial aid applications; offers “ask the advisor” personalized help.

Foundation Center Information about philanthropy, grantseeking, and the nonprofit sector. Under “Get Started,” click on “Individual Grantseekers” for sources for scholarships, fellowships, grants, and awards for students, artists, and academic researchers. Subscription required. Also offers an online training course in grantseeking basics for individuals.

Fundsnetservices.com offers a special section of their site that lists links for many organizations providing funding for women.

Gibbs Publishing
Order books that simplify the research and interpretation involved in applying for government and non-profit grants and loans. Ranging from business grants to travel grants, and funding for the arts to funding for women and minorities, these books compile information using easy-to-understand language and clear, brief descriptions.

GLBT Scholarship Resources Links to scholarship databases, study abroad programs, and GLBT organizations and information.

Graduate Funding Websites, databases, and books on graduate scholarships, fellowships, and loans.

Gradview
Graduate school financial aid.

Grants for Individuals
Financial aid and scholarships for students. Options to search by academic level, population group, or subject.

Institute for Humane Studies
Assists undergraduate and graduate students worldwide with an interest in individual liberty by offering scholarships, grants, internships, career workshops, and seminars.

James Madison Graduate Fellowships
Fellowships to provide support for graduate study that focuses on the history and contemporary relevance of the Constitution.

Jessica Jennifer Cohen Foundation
Financial assistance for young adults interested in community service.

FastWeb.com is a great site with lots of information available. FastWeb requires free registration and development of a profile. The site offers a tracker that reminds you when scholarships you are eligible for are due. The site also provides an email notification service when jobs come up in your local area.

The major drawback of this site is the level of commercialism associated with navigation. When you click on a scholarship offering, many ads may appear. You must click through the ads to get to the information you are seeking.

Massachusetts Cultural Council
Grants and fellowships for Massachusetts artists.

The Mentor: An Academic Advising journal Searchable database for scholarship and funding options for undergraduate and graduate students as well as tips on writing proposals and applying for grants.

Money Bytes
Hampshire College’s resource for educating students and parents about budgeting, credit, and debt.

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Many links to helpful financial aid guidance sites, from getting help filling out the FAFSA form to information about loan repayment programs and using scholarship search services.

Petersons.com is a site sponsored by Thomson Publications, a major publisher of educational materials. There is a strong grants search engine that you must register (for free) to use.

SallieMae Student Loans Undergraduate, graduate, and training loan listings as well as helpful tips about the loan application process.

Scholarships Database of college scholarships, graduate fellowships, and postdoctoral awards for minorities.

Scholarships4Students  A comprehensive database of scholarship opportunities. Search options include by major, college, minority group, occupation, and more. 

Scholarships.com is an interesting site that offers a free search after registration and profile development. The search results include an indication of the value of the scholarship; maximum awarded; and due date and relevance to your situation, as well as a way to select offerings that are placed in a “my scholarships” folder.

ScholarshipHelp.org is a great all-around website that will take you through the entire scholarship process from finding scholarships to writing essays.

Six Points Fellowship
Two-year fellowships in New York area for artists developing projects with a Jewish focus.

Sparkplug
Grants supporting projects in music, education, and grassroots organizing.

StraightForward Media.com lists several scholarships in a variety of fields of particular interest to Hampshire students, including nursing; law school; media and communications; teaching; science and engineering; and more.

Student Financial Services
Overview of grants and other types of financial aid for Massachusetts undergraduate students.

The StraightForward Media Offers students 22 different $500 scholarships four times per year in a wide variety of fields.

UNCF Search through hundreds of scholarship and grant programs administered by the United Negro College Fund.

Youth Venture Dream a project that benefits the community, then receive funding to grow. Venturers must be 20 years of age or younger.

Undergraduate Research Grants
Tips for writing a successful grant proposal.

 

 

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