External Funding Opportunities

Below explore information about nationally external funding opportunities.

Be mindful of any posted deadlines as the University at Albany cannot offer any exceptions to these external program deadlines.


ICPSR Research Paper Competition

ICPSR invites submissions for the 2022 Research Paper Competitions from graduate and undergraduate students, and recent graduates. The competition highlights exemplary research utilizing quantitative analysis. Entrants may be from the US or outside the US. The ICPSR Research Paper Competition is for analysis on any topic using data from the ICPSR Archive or Thematic Collections. There are separate undergraduate and master’s prizes for this competition. Entrants must be from ICPSR member institutions. Visit ICPSR for more information

Questions should be directed to Elaine Lasda in the University Library

Application Deadline: January 31, 2022

Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship
Today’s art students are tomorrow’s fine artists. Krylon Products Group is proud to invest in the future of art by awarding scholarships to help promising art students with rising tuition costs.
Krylon Products Group Clear Choice Art Scholarships are available to high school
seniors (graduating in June each year) and college freshmen and sophomore students in the U.S. and Canada. Students must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university, college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program such as painting, drawing, sketching (excluding graphic design, fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts).
Applications typically due in May. For more information, visit the Krylon Scholarship website

Deadline for 2022 funding is anticipated to be in May 2022

Mesothelioma Hub Scholarship

The Mesothelioma Scholarship Initiative will provide $1,000 of funding to one student. The program is open to those currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college, university, or trade school in the United States. To learn more about the application process and requirements visit the Mesothelioma Hub website.

Deadline to apply for this funding is December 31, 2021.