School of Applied Sciences

The University of Mississippi

Research Funding Opportunities

Below you will find more information about internal and external funding opportunities

  • ORSP Funding Opportunities
  • PIVOT-(database of federal and non-federal grants, fellowships and domestic and international funding from public and private sources, including searching for collaboration opportunities by building a profile and allowing the search bots to gather information for you.)
    • View the instructional videos for Pivot
  • Grants.gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for federal grants)
  • Foundation Center provides contact information, financial data and access to IRS Forms 990-PF, which often include information on how to submit a proposal to the foundation)
  • National Science Foundation or NSF: U.S. government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering)
  • National Institutes of Health or NIH: U.S. government agency that is part of the Department of Health and Human Services responsible for biomedical and public health research)
  • Research Insight is a tool that helps users “find subject matter experts within an institution or externally, build diverse teams, and identify funding opportunities”; must participate in a 1-hour training session before given access, further details in the link)
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture or USDA:U.S. government agency providing funding for food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, and nutrition
  • Ohio State University or OSU: curated spreadsheet of many funding opportunities secured by College of Liberal Arts; (click on External Funding Sources Hosted by OSU)
  • SEC Faculty Training Program allows faculty members from each SEC university the opportunity to travel to other SEC universities to collaborate, develop grant proposals, and conduct research.
  • Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL Mini-Grants, Travel Grants, Z-Degree Initiative: Open Educational Resources (OER) Development Grant)