Internal Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students
- ISSR offers two scholarships each year to graduate students and faculty to attend summer quantitative methods workshops for four weeks at the University of Michigan’s Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).
- Graduate Travel Grant. The Graduate Council Travel Grant Committee awards grants provided by the Graduate School to assist UMass graduate students in traveling to conferences for the purpose of presenting the results of research conducted during graduate coursework.
- The Center for Research on Families offers awards to UMass grad students.
- Some departments post small grants and professional development funds available to their graduate students. Check with your specific graduate department for opportunities that may not be posted online.
Deadlines and links are accurate as of time of posting, January 2013. If you discover that a funding source has revised submission deadlines or that a link posted here is no longer functioning, please notify Karen Mason.
Department-Specific Funding Links for Graduate Students
Note: If a department is not listed below it does not mean that they lack funding opportunities for their graduate students. Be sure to check with your graduate director about departmental opportunities.
The CHESS program in the UMass Anthropology Department funds fieldwork fellowships and accepts applications from fields outside of anthropology.
They list several resources on their graduate funding site.
Their Student Opportunities Calendar lists grant deadlines.
They list scholarships and awards on their site.
They list grant opportunities, both internal and external, on this site.