Student Research Funding

How to Get Started

Research

There are two types of research funding available. External funding are funds like scholarships, felllowships, and grants offered by outside sources. Internal funding are funds offered within Fordham to only Fordham students. Please follow the links below for more information.

Make sure you seek out faculty who can advise you about outside funding opportunities that are not included in this list.

External Funding

Explore the opportunities listed on the Scholarships and Fellowships section of our website. This is just a list of major awards to help you get started.

We also suggest that you research other opportunities not listed here. We have several popular search engines for you to navigate.

Fellowships, also called grants or scholarships, are awards of money given to support a variety of activities both in the U.S. and abroad.

These include:

  • Formal coursework and language study abroad
  • Independent projects and research
  • Internships
  • Community and public service
  • Tuition or dissertation support

Contact the Prestigious Fellowships Office if you have made some progress toward a fellowship application.Qualified students interested in developing and improving applications for prestigious fellowships should contact Rebecca Stark-Gendrano, Fulbright Fellowships Coordinator at rstarkgendrano@fordham.edu.

Internal Funding

Research

Internal funds are available from the Office of Research and from the Research Council to support research, scholarship and creative activities through annual university-wide competition.

Undergraduate Research Funding

Graduate Research Funding