The Office of External Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards offers advice and assistance to graduate students interested in securing external funding, through organizations like the Fulbright Program, Ford Foundation, National Science Foundation, and National Institute of Health.
Binghamton University's Graduate Community of Scholars (GCOS) hosts workshops geared toward the professional development of graduate students, including a grant-writing workshop to help students learn how to best plan and write successful grant or fellowship proposals.Other potential resources for outside funding include:
- COS PIVOT: An extensive online database of current grant and fellowship opportunities, as well as researchers expertise profiles in the sciences, social sciences and humanities. The University subscribes to COS PIVOT, allowing enrolled graduate students to access these services.
- Foundation Center: A comprehensive database on U.S. (and some global) grantmakers and their grants
- Grants.gov: Electronic storefront for federally administered grant programs
- International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
- National Endowment for the Arts
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- National Science Foundation
- Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society
- Social Science Research Council
- United States Department of Education: Federal Student Aid
- Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: Research in education