Funding Opportunities

UMass Funding Opportunities

campus_wide angleThe Graduate School offers Dissertation Research Grants of up to $1,000 to students who have achieved candidacy.

The Center for Research on Families offers a variety of grants and fellowships to current UMass graduate students focusing on families in their research.

Du Bois Library Fellowships provide small stipends to support research using the approximately 15,000 linear feet of manuscripts held by Special Collections and University Archives of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. These collections feature resources for the study of social change in the United States, including the papers of the most important exponent of the politics and culture of the twentieth century, W.E.B. Du Bois.

Most graduate departments receive funds from the Graduate School to distribute to their students as Travel Grants. Ask you Graduate Program Director about how you apply for these funds in your department.

External (non-UMass) Funding Opportunities

Click on individual categories below to see specific opportunities. Use the “Searchable Databases” page on this blog to add other opportunities relevant to your student identity or research interests.

General Funding for Graduate Education

Predissertation/Master’s Funding

Dissertation Research Funding

Dissertation Writing Funding

Postdoctoral Opportunities

Funding for International Students