External Funding

UNC Charlotte students are competitive and have obtained prestigious national fellowships! Recent UNC Charlotte student successes include the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, the PEO Scholar Award, and the  Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship. Search for opportunities using the links below. 

Working on a fellowship application, or finding the right external fellowship to apply for?  Come talk to Dr. Goodliffe, Cato Hall second floor, if you would like feedback or more detailed help. Schedule an appointment.

Find Specific Opportunities Using The Tools Below

PIVOT - a searchable database that can send you alerts!

UNC Charlotte has a license to use this funding resource database that includes all local, state, federal, international, foundation, etc. opportunities.  Set up an account with your UNC Charlotte ID and search for opportunities!  PIVOT will email you with updates of your searches every day, or week.  You won't miss an opportunity.

Foundation Directory

Find foundations that offer grants via Atkins Library - search for the Database Foundation Directory.  Click on Foundation Directory Online to access thousands of grantmakers, including the federal government.

For a one-click search, Master's Students

For a one-click search, Doctoral Students

For summer or travel fellowships

US Government Portal for STEM Graduate Student Funding

UCLA Searchable Database of Graduate and Postdoc Funding  - Database of external funding for graduate students and postdocs, provided by UCLA.

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