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Graduate students engage in research, scholarship, and creative expression that bridges the University of Oregon to our communities and serves the common good.

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External Fellowships and Awards

The Division of Graduate Studies and Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation regularly receive information about funding opportunities for graduate students. Let us help you find funding that matches your educational and research goals, develop your proposal, and submit your application.  

View the latest funding and professional development opportunities.

Upcoming External Funding Opportunities

More than $2 Million
training grant and external fellowship funds to grad students every year

About the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The purpose of the NSF GRFP is to ensure the quality, vitality, and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. GRFP seeks to broaden participation in science and engineering of underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The five-year fellowship provides three years of financial support inclusive of an annual stipend of $37,000.

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UO Research Funding Opportunities

Division of Graduate Studies Funding Opportunities

Looking for a mentor, collaborator, etc.?

The Division of Graduate Studies has put together a one-of-a-kind database of faculty conducting research with underrepresented groups in the United States and international communities. Students can use this list to find mentors, dissertation and thesis committee chairs, collaborators, and more.

Faculty Research Database