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External Grants

External Fellowships and Grants for Faculty in CLASS

The following are fellowships and awards for which faculty in CLASS may be eligible for. Many of these awards are recognized by the Center for Measuring University Performance in their Top American Research University (TARU) rankings and / or by the Association of American Universities (AAU). We strongly encourage you to apply widely and frequently for such honors. You can find out more about TARU and AAU at these following websites:

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Pivot is an extensive database of funding opportunities that includes federal agencies, private and foundational sponsors. All UH faculty, staff and students have free access to this database. You may join by going to, clicking on the "Sign up” on the upper right side of the screen and filling in requested information. Pivot will automatically create a profile for you and match funding to your research.

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GrantForward is a search engine dedicated to helping institutions and individuals find grants to fund their research.

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Funding for Early Career Faculty

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