European Science Foundation
Science magazine's guide to
Society of Research Administrators: Government resouces, policy information
and circulars, general resources, private funding resources.
Major Granting Agencies
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS): French granting agency for basic science (French, English).
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): German granting agency for research at universities and public research institutions (German, English).
The European Commission of the European Union (EU): DG XII: Science, Research, and Development: Program-related support of scientific research in Europe (all EU languages). DG XXII: Education, Training, Youth: Supports education in Europe (English, many EU languages).
The European Science Foundation: Information about funding for European "networks", "programmes", and research conferences.
The National Environment Research Council (NERC): Funds various natural history related projects in the United Kingdom.
The National Institutes of Health: US granting agency for projects relating to the health professions.
The National Science Foundation: US granting agency for general science. Includes guides to programs, application forms, etc.
NATO Scientific and Environmental Affairs: NATO's "third dimension" for encouraging "interactions among people." Contains information about NATO fellowships and grants. Open primarily to citizens of NATO alliance countries.
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF): Swiss granting agency for basic science. Information on funded research, special programs, administrative, and scientific information (English, French, German).
United Kingdom Research Councils: The joint home page for UK research councils provided.
Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO):
Platform for many international long-term projects (e.g. IGCP).
Small Grants and Funds
The International Foundation for Science: Grants to scientists in developing countries for equipment, expendibles, and literature up to $12,000 US.
The Linnaean Society of London: The Linnean Society awards a number of small grants each April. These include money for taxonomic publications, arthropod systematics, heredity, and others. Available to citizens of most countries.
The Leakey Foundation: Provides small grants for the study of human origins, broadly defined
The Leverhulme Trust: A UK-based charity that gives funds (sometimes extremely large) for research in the UK or developing nations.
The National Geographic Society: Funds for scientific field research and expeditions.
Palaeontological Association: Sylvester-Bradley Fund for
Royal Society: The
UK's Academy of Science, which gives small sums for UK researchers and
The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Grants: Funds for research and appointments involving the Institute's 'unique resources'. Open to US citizens and others.
The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology: Funds for graduate research and several awards.
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