University Research Services and Administration

Funding Opportunities

External to Georgia State

Services with up-to-date information on external funding opportunities. Membership free for Georgia State faculty and students.


Searchable database of funding opportunities for grants and fellowships. Funding alert service provides e-mail notification of new funding opportunities

Foundation Center

Foundation Center is the nation's leading authority on institutional philanthropy


Internal Grant Programs


University Research provides seed funding through grant competitions. Program descriptions are available through the links below. Deadline for faculty programs is January 11, 2010. Applications to dissertation program are due November 30, 2009


Research Initiation Grant

Funding for faculty scholarship


Faculty Mentored Grant

Funding for the mentorship of faculty seeking external funding


Scholarly Support Grant

Funding for a scholarly project that will result in a significant and prestigious product.


Conference Grants
upport for conferences hosted by Faculty at Georgia State


Travel Grants

Support for trips to sponsor


Equipment Matching Fund

Matching funds for equipment when required by external funding agencies


Directed Research Fund

Internal Funding Opportunities within budget constraints

Dissertation Grant Program
Supporting dissertation research. 2009 guidelines now available.

CDC/GSU Seed Grant Awards in the Social & Behavioral Sciences
Supporting collaboration between a GSU faculty member and a CDC scientist. Competition is held every 2 years.