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Graduate Student Funding

Research Development helps graduate students obtain funding to support their research. We can help graduate students utilize specific tools and resources for finding funding opportunities, secure funding by providing a range of resources for writing effective proposals and communicate with funding managers.

BYU Funding Resources
Other Grant Resources

Global Women’s Studies

The Global Women’s Studies Office provides a range of funding opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students including experiential learning grants, writing awards, scholarships and fellowships.

MRI Facility

Research grants to use the MRI facility are available for graduate students.

Contact Dr. Brock Kirwan for more information:

Redd Center

Offers graduate student $1500 grants for research about the West and about women in the West.

MMBio Department

The MMBio Department has funding for experiences like mentored research. MMBio students may apply for the MMBio Experiential Learning Grant found here: Please contact Terri Moser at with questions.

Department of Biology

The Department of Biology has funding available for graduate students in the department. Please contact Graduate Program Manager, Gentri Glaittli at for more information.

Kennedy Center

$1000 grants for research, multiple scholarships for international study and travel:

  • Gilman Scholarship
  • Critical Language Scholarships
  • Boren Scholarship
  • Diplomacy Scholarship
  • FLAS Scholarship
  • Freeman Asia Scholarship

For more information on any of these scholarships visit the Kennedy Center scholarship page:

Honors Program

Runs several prestigious scholarship programs.

Contact Audrey Hanks for more information:

Ballard Center

Graduate student grants available for social innovation opportunities.

BYU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi

Various graduate student fellowships and research grants.

Graduate Student Society

Offers graduate students $500 for travel costs to present research at a professional conference

Other Grant Resources