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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

  • APPLES Internships Lead Graduate Assistant 2024-2025

    About APPLES In 1990, a group of UNC-Chapel Hill undergraduate students created the APPLES Service-Learning program, believing that service to the community could enhance their academic courses and expand the realm of learning far beyond the traditional classroom. APPLES is … Read more

  • Buckley Public Service Scholars Program Lead Graduate Assistant 2024-2025

    The Buckley Public Service Scholars program (BPSS) Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) provides a framework for Carolina undergraduate students committed to making a positive impact through service. BPSS challenges participants to expand their understanding of service, connect academic and … Read more

  • Explore External Funding Opportunities for PhD Students – November Deadlines

    We are excited to bring to your attention several external funding opportunities with upcoming November deadlines that could greatly benefit your dissertation research and studies. Here are some noteworthy external funding opportunities with application deadlines in November: Important Deadlines in … Read more

  • Applied Physical Sciences Communications Specialist

    About the position The Applied Physical Sciences department at UNC-Chapel Hill seeks a part-time communications specialist to develop and manage web content, social media communications, newsletter and a variety of marketing and communications projects for the APS department and BeAM … Read more

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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