Apply to the Green Initiative Fund


Have a green project idea for our campus or need funding for one? The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) is a student-governed grant to fund projects that reduce UCSB’s impact on the environment. The next deadline is February 5, 2018.

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Winter GSA travel grant deadline extended to January 19


If you are attending a conference this winter quarter between January 8-April 1, you may apply for a Graduate Student Association travel grant to reimburse up to $200 of your conference or travel expense. The extended application deadline is now January 19, 2018.

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Winter 2018 Funding Forecast


Our Funding Peer has compiled a list of over 130 funding opportunities with deadlines in the next three months -- all organized by type and stage for your convenience! Check out the full list and also be sure to sign up for an upcoming Finding Funding Workshop to create customized funding searches that work for you.

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Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA)


The Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA) program fellows work with organizations in developing countries on projects related to agriculture, food systems, and associated social and environmental issues. Application deadline is February 28, 2018.

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Nico Linesch Boundary Crossing Scholar’s Award


The Nico Linesch Boundary Crossing Scholar's Award offers $4,000 to graduate students with an internship plan at a governmental or nonprofit agency as part of their degree program. The government agency or nonprofit must be based and located in the United States, with a budget that limits their capacity to offer compensation to the graduate student. Deadline is January 16, 2018.

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National Institute of Justice's Research Assistantship Program

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The National Institute of Justice's Research Assistantship Program (RAP) offers highly qualified doctoral students the opportunity to bring their expertise to NIJ to work across offices and program areas to obtain a practical and applied research experience. Deadline is January 16, 2018.

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Applications open for Litfin Performing Arts Scholarship

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The Litfin Performing Arts Scholarship is intended to support expenses incurred while enrolled (2018-2019 school year) in a performing arts education program, including undergraduate, graduate, conservatory, or other professional training. Deadline is March 30, 2018.

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Recap of recent Ford Foundation Fellowship info sessions


The following is a summarized article of the advice given to students interested in applying for the Ford Foundation Fellowships - Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral. Included in this summary are resources links to additional information or handouts referenced at the sessions.

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Explorers Club field research grants

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The Explorers Club is deeply committed to supporting the fieldwork of serious researchers and offers exploration grants to graduate students and postdocs to support exploration and field research for those who are just beginning their research careers. Deadline is November 13, 2017.

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