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Internal Funding Opportunities for Students
Framework in Global Health Scholarship
The Framework in Global Health at Brown University has funds available to sponsor a student up to $3,500 to support global health research, service, and advocacy activities directly linked to Brown faculty scholarly projects. These scholarships will allow students to work on global health issues in foreign sites for a minimum of 10 weeks. Those receiving the scholarship will be required to participate in regular group meetings with other scholars and faculty both before and after the proposed activities. The maximum of $3,500 is to be used for travel, living costs, and expenses related to the conduct of the proposed activity.
1. Demonstrate interests and/or engaged in activities related to global health
2. Taken or propose to take academic courses in preparation for global health work
3. Propose a plan for global health work with scholarly activity related to research, service, or advocacy
4. Describe the Brown faculty mentoring for the proposed global health activity and provide letter of support from the mentor.
Eligible Applicants: Any student interested in activities related to global health.
Contact: For more information, please contact:
Paula H. Kim
Brown University, Box G-A4
Ph: 401-863-6053 / Paula_Kim@Brown.edu
View more information about the Framework in Global Health Scholarship
Teaching Assistant Positions
The Office of Summer and Continuing Studies may have funded teaching assistant positions for intensive introductory courses for high school students.
Contact: Office of Summer and Continuing Studies
Attn: Maria Byerly
External Funding Opportunities for Students
Fulbright U.S. Student Programs
The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the United States Information Agency and administered by the Institute of International Education, is the U.S. Government's premier scholarship program, enabling students and artists to conduct research or study in over 140 countries around the world. Congress created the Fulbright Program in 1946, right after World War II; the broad mission of the program is to foster mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchange.
Eligible Applicants: Must hold at least a bachelor's degree.
Get Fulbright Student Fellowship information at fellowships@brown site
American Federation for Aging Research
The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) is offers a variety of grants for medical students. The AFAR serves as a reference for various grant programs available for anyone interested in aging research.
Eligible Applicants: Varies.
Go to the American Federation for Aging Research site
Orazio DiMauro Foundation
This foundation is for any student studying engineering or medicine who is a resident of the greater Bridgeport, CT area (including Trumbull, Monroe, Easton, Fairfield, Shelton, and Stratford) who demonstrates financial need. A student can receive an award of up to $3,500.
Contact: Applications can be secured from the Orazio DiMauro Foundation, 545 Stratfield Rd, Fairfield, CT 06432 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Combined Strickler/Feinman Fund
The Ida Foreman Fleisher Fund provides a $2,000-$8,000 scholarship to women to obtain their professional education to be used towards tuition.
Eligible Applicants: preferably individuals of the Jewish faith.
Visit the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Combined Strickler/Feinman Fund site
Internal Funding Resources for Faculty
Office of the Vice President for Research
The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) at Brown offers competitive grants distributed directly to faculty researchers.
View funding opportunities at the OVPR
External Funding Resources for Faculty
Pivot is a comprehensive source of funding information with more than 25,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion.
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Limited Submissions Database
The Vice President for Research, in coordination with the Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences and the Dean of the Faculty, has established processes to facilitate the selection and submission of applications for programs with limited submission policies. For the majority of these programs, the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) will announce a deadline for an internal review of applications/nominations.
View award programs with limited submission policies
National Science Foundation Funding in Biology
The National Science Foundation (NSF) hosts an electronic bulletin of current and upcoming award program dates and deadlines.
View NSF funding opportunities