Student Resources

Students seeking information regarding grantseeking and funding opportunities for educational expenses and research projects should find the following links helpful.

Office of Financial Aid (WCL)

International Legal Studies Program, LLM Financial Information page (WCL)

Students.gov

Fulbright Scholar Program 2015-2016 competition opens February 1. Applications are due August 3, 2015.

The following online resources are available from any computer on campus.  If you are off campus, you can log in with your AU credentials.

Foundation Directory Online: Database of over 100,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S., as well as a database of 2.4 million grants and 700,000 IRS Forms 990 and 990-PF. 

COS Pivot: Comprehensive, editorially maintained database of funding opportunities with scholar profiles.

Grant Forward: Database with a rapidly expanding inventory of foundation, federal and other funding sources while providing an intuitive, powerful search.

Grants.gov: Provides advanced searches for funding opportunities and programs offered by federal agencies.

Additionally, AU’s Office of Sponsored Programs offers training sessions on a variety of topics useful in grantseeking and for the management and administration of grants once they are received.  Please check their website for details on upcoming trainings and how to register:  http://www.american.edu/provost/osp/Training.cfm#