External Undergraduate Research Resources

Funding, Presentation, and Publication Resources

Although many agencies and foundations will not support undergraduate research directly, there are some sources that do. So that students may explore these opportunities, a list of potential funding agencies has been compiled. It provides information concerning program name, proposal submission dates, funding levels, and contact information. The list may be accessed here. Dig in and see what’s there for you!


Funding Opportunities:


America Honda Foundation

National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance

National Science Foundation

  • Deadline: Continuous

Cargill Foundation

Whitehead Foundation, Inc., Lettie Pate

  • Deadline: Continuous

The Hewlett Foundation

  • Deadline: Continuous

Helmsley Foundation

College of Arts and Letters

NIAF Scholarship Program

American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR)

Sperry Fund

Institute of International Education (IIE)

National Arts Council of South Africa (NAC))


George Mason University Institute for Humane Studies (IHS)

College of Business


Actuarial Foundation

Portland Foundation.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) SHRM Foundation

Zonta International.

College of Education and Psychology

Institute of International Education (IIE)

International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA)
Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators (FTEE)

College of Science and Technology

American Society of Agronomy (ASA)

American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB)

Bat Conservation International, Inc. (BCI)

Garden Club of America (GCA)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS)

National Geographic Society

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)

Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Foundation

National Science Scholarships (BS)Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR)

Conference Presentation Opportunities

Publication Opportunities