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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

  • 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: kirwan@byu.edu

    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: https://mmbio.byu.edu/scholarship. Please contact Terri Moser at terri_moser@byu.edu 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 biogradmanager@byu.edu 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.
    Contact James Mayo for more information: james_mayo@byu.edu
    For more information on any of these scholarships visit the Kennedy Center scholarship page: https://kennedy.byu.edu/scholarships/

    Honors Program

    Runs several prestigious scholarship programs.
    Contact Audrey Hanks for more information: audreyhanks@byu.edu

    Ballard Center

    Graduate student grants available for social innovation opportunities.

    BYU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi

    Various graduate student fellowships and research grants.

    Harold B. Lee Library

    Offers graduate student grants for up to $1500 for original scholarship using library resources.
    Please contact Cali O'Connell for more information: cali_oconnell@byu.edu

    Graduate Student Society

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

Other Grant Resources