Resources to Find Off-Campus Grants & Fellowships
These resources will help you search for grants and fellowships that you apply to independently of Wesleyan faculty or staff.
- MyCC - Scroll down to One-Click Searches, and click on Fellowships.
- National Scholarships and Fellowships Requiring Campus Review - Dean's Office
- National Scholarships and Fellowships Requiring Campus Review - Office of International Studies
- Service-related Awards and Fellowships - Check the Career Center's Careers for the Common Good section and the Office of Community Service and Volunteerism.
- Service-related Programs - A broader selection of experiential opportunities.
- University Prizes and Awards - Inquire at Student Affairs/Dean's Office or at Student Activities and Leadership Development.
- The Foundation Grants to Individuals Online provides comprehensive and accurate information on U.S. grant makers and their grants. Access is available at no charge at the Russell Library.
- Cornell University Graduate School Fellowship Database
- Fundraising & Grants Directory
- Peterson's Scholarships for Graduate School - Advice only; no database.
Loan Forgiveness via the Campus Compact Web Site
- General Federal Loan Forgiveness/Cancellation Info - Applicant Eligibility, Beneficiary Eligibility etc.
- Fredonia Financial Aid Directory - SUNY Native American Western Consortium.
- Current Federal Loan Programs providing Loan Forgiveness - Stafford Loans and Perkins Loans
- Volunteer & Other Organizations offering Loan Forgiveness
- Military & Health Programs offering Loan Forgiveness
Students of Color
- Black Excel: The College Help Network - Information about scholarships and fellowships, being a first-generation college student, alumni chapters, and more.
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund
- Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund
- National Association of Hispanic Journalists
- The Radio & Television News Directors Association
- Institute of Real Estate Management Diversity Collegiate Scholarship
- The Actuarial Foundation Scholarships
- Association of Fundraising Professionals
- The Foundation Center (direct link to Individual Grantseekers section)
- Grant Proposal.com
- The Grant Network
- Grant Writing Terms and Tips
- Northern California Grantmakers
Hard-copy Resources in the Career Center Library
- "Financial Aid Directories", Reference Service Press, covering financial aid for: Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Women. Also, Graduate Students in the Arts & Humanities, Biological Sciences, Law, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and for people studying abroad and conducting research abroad.
- "Scholarships, Grants & Prizes"
- "The Harvard College Guide to Grants"
- "Peterson's Guide for Graduate Study"
- "Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans"
- "Worldwide Graduate Scholarship Directory"
Many graduate schools have exclusive grants and fellowships for those students accepted into their program. Please contact the particular program for details.