Where can I find a list of searchable databases?
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- FundSource - is a tool designed to help behavioral and social scientists find research funding. It has been designed to be specific to behavioral and social science research, freely available with no subscription costs, and responsive to your needs and feedback. The FundSource database includes short descriptions; contact information; and web links to programs in federal agencies, foundations, and international organizations that fund behavioral and social science research.
- Grants.gov is the single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant making agencies. Grants.gov simplifies the grants management process and creates a centralized, online process to find and apply for all federal grants.
- ResearchResearch - is a free database of US funding opportunities including federal agencies (like NIH and NSF) non-profits, companies and state funds. The database covers the entire research community, not just psychology, and you can also receive email alerts of new opportunities. For a $99 upgrade you receive a wider range of content and functionality including funding opportunities outside the US. Start here if you want to learn how to use the service for free, or click here if you want to start searching the funding opportunities.
- FastWeb - is mainly for college-bound students who want a searchable database of scholarships, fellowships, jobs, and internships. The site also has a certain number of scholarships available to graduate and post-grad students. FastWeb uses your answers to a detailed questionnaire about yourself to generate a personalized suite of relevant information. Click here to learn how to use the site, or login in on the mainpage to start your free search.
- GrantsNet is a one-stop resource to find funds for training in the sciences and undergraduate science education. Through the support of HHMI and AAAS, this service is completely free. The database is searchable and continuously updated, and covers all science-related disciplines.
- Scholarship Resource Network Express - is a database of over 8,000 programs mainly for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The database covers mainly private organizations that provide financial aid in two forms (1) self help programs where student is provided workstudy or low interest loan, and (2) gift aid based where study is awarded grants and scholarships based upon need or merit.
- Foundation Center
- University of Southern California searchable database.
- APS Student Caucus Funding Database was created to provide student affiliates with information about grants and fellowships available to undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students in psychology. There are over 160 sources in the database, and it includes funding opportunities in diverse locations such as Australia, Canada, the European Union, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The information included in the database has been gathered from a variety of sources by volunteers in many different fields of psychology and in different countries.