Funding Opportunities

Student Funding - UW Madison
(Graduate School Student Funding General Information Page)

Resources for locating funding opportunities
(Funding search engines, private & federal funding programs, library resources...compiled by the UW-Madison Graduate School)

List of Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants
(Compiled by the National Academies)

UW Research Travel Awards
(The annual Vilas travel awards are coordinated by the UW-Madison Graduate Student Collaborative.)

NSF Fellowship Information for Graduate Students & Postdocs
(NSF listing of available fellowship opportunities for Graduate Students & Postdocs; applications are submitted on-line on the Fastlane system.)
NIH Fellowship Information for Predocs and Postdocs
(Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award)

Ford Fellowship Information
(Fellowship programs for minority graduate students)

Teaching Assistant (TA) /Project Assistant (PA) Opportunities
(UW Students Job Center Site--Departments who hire graduate students outside of their department are expected to post TA/PA & Grader/Reader jobs at the UW Student Job Center site. Otherwise notices are posted on departmental bulletin boards. This site also lists other job opportunities.)

Non-Federal Funding Sources
(CALS website that provides links to non-federal funding sources)

Grants Net
(One-stop resource to find funds for training in the sciences and undergraduate science education; includes national and international, supported by HHMI and AAAS)

Research Resources and Funding Opportunities
(UW-Madison Research & Sponsored Programs links to fellowship and grant sources)

Federal Grants
(Find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies on grants.gov)

NSF Fellowship Information for Graduate Students & Postdocs
(NSF listing of available fellowship opportunities for Graduate Students & Postdocs; applications are submitted on-line on the Fastlane system.)

AAAS Fellowship
(Science & Technology Policy fellowship from 
AAAS)