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Syracuse University Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising

CFSA helps Syracuse University undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni apply for national scholarships and fellowships. 

CFSA National Scholarships Directory 

Syracuse University Graduate School   

Syracuse University Research Funding Programs Fellowships

Maxwell School Internal Grant Programs 

Roscoe Martin Fund for Dissertation and Thesis Research 


Common External Funding Sources in the Social Sciences and Humanities



The SU Office of Foundation Relations will investigate funding opportunities for projects that have been identified as a priority by the University. To initiate a search to identify foundations that might be interested in funding your project, please complete and submit the Foundation Relations Funding Opportunities Intake Form

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy 

Research grants are open to researchers in all social science disciplines. Projects must deal with contemporary issues in the social sciences, particularly issues of policy relevance. Applicants need not be citizens of the United States, and grants are not restricted to U.S. residents.

Funding Search Tools


Experts@Syracuse is designed to promote research and scholarly collaboration by making it clear to internal and external parties what Syracuse University’s areas of expertise are and who the individual experts are. Another key feature for individuals that have a Research Profile is the “Funding Discovery” module, where funding opportunities that most closely match an expert’s research area are automatically delivered. 

Research Profile and Funding Search Access (log in with NetID and password)

Pivot Funding Opportunities Database

Pivot, formerly the Community of Science (COS), is a searchable database of federal and private funding opportunities in all fields. The website also allows users to set up automated funding alerts based on keywords and areas of interest. Pivot is a subscription service provided by the Office of Research for all Syracuse University researchers. 

From an on-campus or an off-campus computer using remote access to the campus  or remote-networked computer, go directly to Otherwise, you will need to set up a Pivot account: 

  1. Go to and click “Sign up” in the upper right of the screen. 
  2. On the next screen, select the “Use Email Address/Create Password” option (on the right).
  3. Create your account. Importantly, you must (1) use your university ( email address as your account email address and (2) select “Syracuse University” from the member institution drop-down list.
  4. A confirmation email will be sent to your university email address. Click on the link in the email to confirm your registration and log in to Pivot.

Pivot Start Guide

Upcoming Deadlines 

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