Funding Databases

The following are databases of funding opportunities for graduate students to explore fellowships and awards that may be a good "fit" to pursue for funding to support their graduate study. You can create an Pivot account free of charge with your FSU email address. The other databases are public and free to use.


FSU awards scholarships each academic year through the fundraising efforts of the FSU Foundation and the generosity of private donors. Scholarship award amounts and donor-stipulated criteria vary.


Database with 27,000+ funding opportunities that allows you to set up searches and alerts. FSU's Office of Research pays for FSU students, faculty, and staff to have access to Pivot.

Fellowship Finder | University of Illinois

The Illinois Database of Grants and Fellowships for Graduate Students. Allows you to tailor your search based on field, citizenship, stage of study, award type, and eligibility.


Search among 625 scholarships, grants, fellowships, and postdoctoral awards by amount, academic level, general discipline, award type, demographics, and citizenship.

GradFund | Rutgers

Search for funding opportunities by degree, discipline, citizenship, stage of study, and activity.

Research Funding | Duke

A substantial database maintained by Duke University.

International Scholarships

Search for awards for International students and scholars wishing to pursue learning opportunities abroad.