Posted by: ISPP JSC | February 16, 2011

Funding Opportunities for Junior Scholars

 As funding is often a concern for junior scholars, the ISPP Junior Scholars Committee has included a list of funding opportunities below.

Source:  American Psychological Association (APA) 
Information:  Site provides information regarding writing successful funding applications and lists awards available through APA. 
Linkhttp://www.apa.org/science/apassc-funding.html
 
Source:  Communities of Science (COS) 
Information:  Comprehensive funding database that is available for use by students attending colleges and universities that are enrolled in the database service  
Linkhttp://fundingopps.cos.com/
 
Source:  FastWeb 
Information:  A popular scholarship search service that contains a database of scholarships for a variety of locations within the United States  
Linkhttp://www.fastweb.com/
       
Source:  FinAid 
Information:  A comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice, and tools 
Linkhttp://www.finaid.org/scholarships/
 
Source:  Ford Foundation 
Information:  Individuals may apply for fellowships for advanced degrees in areas of interest to the foundation. 
Linkhttp://www.fordfound.org
 
Source:  Fulbright Scholar Program 
Information:  The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship program in international educational exchange. 
Linkhttp://www.cies.org/
  
Source:  Idealist.org 
Information:  Descriptions and contact information for a variety of nonprofit and public policy fellowships. At this point, most of these are in the United States. 
Linkhttp://www.idealist.org/en/career/fellowship.html
 
Source:  National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) 
Information:  Funding opportunities for research related to neuroscience and basic behavioral science, adult translational research, developmental translational research, AIDS and health and behavior research, and intervention 
Linkhttp://www.nimh.nih.gov/researchfunding/index.cfm
  
Source:  National Research Service Award (NRSA) 
Information:  The National Institutes of Health award NRSA fellowships to fund postdoctoral research. 
Linkhttp://grants.nih.gov/training/nrsa.htm  
   
Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF) 
Information:  NSF funds research and education in a variety of fields of science. Funding from NSF accounts for approximately one-fourth of federal support to academic institutions. 
Linkhttp://www.nsf.gov/funding/  
   
Source:  PostdocJobs 
Information:  A niche recruiting channel for recent Ph.D.s, professors, research institutions and other employers 
Linkhttp://www.postdocjobs.com/scholarships/  
   
Source:  Research Councils UK (RCUK) Academic Fellowships 
Information:  The RCUK Academic Fellowships Scheme provides 800 of the UK’s best researchers with a pathway to a permanent academic position. 
Linkhttp://www.rcuk.ac.uk/acfellow/default.htm  
   
Source:  Social Science Research Council (SSRC) 
Information:  SSRC fellowship and grant programs provide support and professional recognition to innovators within fields, and especially to younger researchers whose work and ideas will have longer-term impact on society and scholarship. 
Linkhttp://fellowships.ssrc.org/  
   
Source:  Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 
Information:  The Foundation has a suite of Fellowships that support the development of future leaders at a variety of career stages in several critical fields.  
Linkhttp://www.woodrow.org/fellowships/index.php  
   
Source:  United States Department of Health and Human Services 
Information:  A listing of grants available through the United States government 
Linkhttp://www.grants.gov

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