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The Graduate School is here to help you navigate your journey throughout graduate school. That’s why our Graduate Funding Information Center (GFIC) supports current and prospective graduate students who seek sources of funding for independent research, collaborative projects, fellowships, program development, and other scholarly activities.

GFIC provides students assistance and instruction on the best use of our resources to help you find appropriate funding opportunities and craft strong applications for submission.

Recent funding announcements

  • 2023 P.E.O. Scholar Award

    About the award The Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O.) is collecting materials from eligible graduate students for the AY2023-2024 Scholar Award. The P.E.O. Scholar Awards are one-time, competitive, merit-based awards ($20,000) intended to recognize and encourage academic excellence and achievement by … Continued

  • University Public Service Awards

    Nominations are currently being accepted for the University’s Robert E. Bryan Public Service Awards, the Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Awards and the Ned Brooks Award for Public Service. Up to five Bryan awards will be given to recognize … Continued

  • Community Engagement Fellowship

    About the position: The Community Engagement Fellowship at the Carolina Center for Public Service awards fellowships of $2,500 each year for engagement or engaged scholarship projects that are responsive to community priorities and have an academic connection. Returning, full-time graduate … Continued

  • DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

    The DOE NNSA SSGF seeks and supports students pursuing a Ph.D. in areas of interest to stewardship science, such as properties of materials under extreme conditions and hydrodynamics, nuclear science, or high energy density physics. Renewable for up to four … Continued

See all recent announcements

Services for students

Email services

We are happy to assist our graduate students via e-mail.

Individual appointments

Students who would like to speak individually about their funding needs are welcome to schedule an appointment with a GFIC research assistant.

Identifying funding information workshops

GFIC research assistants host general workshops on searching for funding several times a semester. Departmental or in-class workshops tailored to specific disciplines are also available upon request.

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