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:
- InfoEd Spin: Provides intuitive and easily customizable access to the world's most extensive research funding opportunity database. The Binghamton University community has access to InfoEd's SPIN search engine, allowing users to search for funding program announcements. More information from the Office of Sponsored Programs is available online.
- Foundation Center: A comprehensive database on U.S. (and some global) grantmakers and their grants
- Grants.gov: Electronic storefront for federally administered grant programs
- GRE Fee Reduction Program
- 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
- Gradschools.com: Offering an MBA scholarship
- Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship-for-Service program
- The Babcock Law Firm Scholarship Essay Contest
- SEO Advantage Scholarship Essay Contest