Central to the proposal development process is the identification of potential sponsor(s) for projects. Ball State offers many resources available to aid in the search for external funding opportunities.

Search our databases: We have a number of large funding opportunity databases and other notification systems that can assist you in your external funding search.

Federal Opportunities: Links to and information on important websites regarding federal funding and upcoming deadlines.

Student Opportunities: The Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) has put together a listing of grant opportunities and funding resources for graduate and undergraduate researchers.

Internal Opportunities: First time grant seekers may seek an internal award before going after external funding. SPA has compiled a list of internal grants/awards available at Ball State University.

Fulbright Scholar Program Opportunities: SPA's Director, Justin Miller, is an ambassador for the Fulbright program and has provided access to the following guide.

Additionally, SPA updates the Research blog frequently and provides articles about funding opportunities available externally and internally.

For additional assistance in locating grant opportunities, please contact Jessie Roark.