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This list of databases is intended to be a resource to assist students in indentifying appropriate funding opportunities, however this list is not exhaustive.  Students may pursue funding opportunities identified through other resources.  For assistance with any funding questions, please contact the Student Funding Resources Office at

JHSPH Databases    
External Databases    
Information for International Students   

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The Student Funding Resources database contains funding opportunities pertinent to public health.  Opportunities for graduate students include fellowships, dissertation grants, and travel grants.  There are also postdoctoral and career development opportunities.  Funding opportunities for faculty included in the database are generally those that require School- or University-wide coordination or those that the School has been specifically invited to apply for.

  • Endowed Student Support Funds Database

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Below are search sites for funding opportunities. Included in the search results will be links to the specific program announcements.

Maintained by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, it contains records on over 7,900 federal and non-federal funding opportunities in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. 

Maintained by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, this database contains funding opportunities for training in the Biological and Medical Sciences.

This database contains funding opportunities for scientific research.

Comprised of three broad categories: links, both direct and annotated, to nearly 900 grantmaker Websites; highlights and excerpts from the Center's research on foundation giving; and a range of informational materials produced by individual foundations and hosted by the Center as part of its "Foundation Folder" program. 

Information for International Students

  • IEFA
    International Education Financial Aid 

    IEFA is the premier Internet resource for financial aid information for students wishing to study in a foreign country. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist students in their pursuit to study abroad. The mission of IEFA is to promote international education worldwide through the development and publication of the most comprehensive database of International Education Financial Aid information available on the Internet.
  • IIE
    Institute of International Education
    809 United Nations Plaza
    New York, NY 10017

The Institute's programs and services encompass a wide range of activities in support of human resource development, including designing training and technical assistance plans, selecting program participants and placing them in universities as well as arranging internships and enrichment activities, conducting policy analysis, organizing seminars and workshops, and creating specialized short courses. IIE is committed to providing the highest quality international education and training for the beneficiaries of our programs, whether students, mid-career professionals, short-term visitors, or trainees.

A guide to US education.  Provides information about financial assistance, in addition to important aspects of pursuing a degree in the United States.

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