Funding for graduate research
and travel
Clemson funding opportunities
Professional Enrichment Grant Application Service
(PEGAS): Reimbursement-based grants for $750-$1000
from Graduate Student Government to support student
travel to conferences and field; submissions 3 times/year:
HEHD Graduate Student Travel Grants
Up to $1000 for graduate students from HEHD units who
have been accepted to present at a national or
international conference; can only apply for one per
academic year:
Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Awards
for Individual Pre-doctoral Fellowships to Promote
Diversity in Health-Related Research
(NIH; Support for research training of predoctoral
students from underrepresented groups in biomedical,
behavioral, health service, or clinical research workforce:
Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Awards
for Individual Pre-doctoral Fellows
(NIH; support for predoctoral students to obtain
individualized, mentored research training from faculty
sponsors while conducting dissertation research in
scientific health-related fields relevant to NIH mission:
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
($20,000 for students in writing stage of dissertation;
supports research in violence and aggression in relation
to social change, intergroup conflict, war, terrorism,
crime, and family relationships):
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for
Minorities (3-yr fellowship awards; $17,000 stipend;
deadline for 2015 is 11/19/14; 60 awards to students
from under-represented groups in research-based Ph.D.
programs (selected disciplines):
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority General Graduate
Fellowships (Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; $2,500; financial
assistance to African-American women working on
doctoral or postdoctoral studies):
Deborah Partridge Wolfe International
Fellowship (Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; $500-$1,000;
financial assistance for African American women graduate
students studying abroad, and/or graduate foreign
students studying within the U.S.):
Applied Social Issues Internship (SPSSI; $300-$2,500;
for research conducted in cooperation with community or
government organization, public interest group or other
not-for-profit that will benefit directly from the project):
SPSSI Grants-In-Aid Program ($1,000 for graduate
student research; university match required; preference
to students at dissertation stage):
Melissa Institute Dissertation Research Awards (2
awards of $2,000 each to graduate students who address
issues of violence prevention and/or treatment.
Applicants may be from any academic discipline but must
have their dissertation proposal approved by their
dissertation committee prior to their application)
Clemson Office of Sponsored Programs:
SPSSI (not until 2016):

Funding for travel and research