Student Resources

The Social Sciences Research Center provides resources for students and post-docs seeking funding and fellowships.

Student Proposal Timeline: Timeline for preparing your proposal

Student Resource Guides: Quick guides outlining fellowship and funding resources and opportunities:

Funding Opportunities: Non-exhaustive list of common funding mechanisms for students in the Social Sciences

Tool Kits: Application information and templates for common federal applications

Research Compliance: Information and links to resources to ensure your project meets university and federal standards

Other Resources: Links to other units on campus that can help with your research

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For questions about funding, UChicagoGrad, your academic department, and the Dean of Students office can help provide answers. Identify the right resource for your question below.

What funding opportunities are available? Which are best for my work/needs? How do I craft a competitive proposal? Is Fulbright an option for me?
What Departmental funding opportunities are available? Which grants/fellowships have other students in my department received?
How do different funding sources interact with each other (external or internal vs. divisional)? When and how can I access my funding?