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Multiple offices provide financial support for graduate students pursuing research, professional development, and career development opportunities.
New resources are being developed all the time. If you know of one not listed below and that may be of interest to a wider graduate student audience, let us know.
Alumni Grants for Graduate Research and Scholarship
Small grants to support graduate students conducting dissertation research or terminal master’s thesis research.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
The largest U.S. exchange program for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. Application process coordinated by the Graduate School.
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program
Grants supporting travel for research and study opportunities or dissertation research in modern foreign languages and specific area studies that must be conducted in another country. Administered by the Office of International Affairs.
Office of Research, Sponsored Programs
Resources and education to help Ohio State graduate students and faculty identify extramural funding opportunities.
Ray Travel Award for Service and Scholarship
Career Development Grant
Global Gateway Graduate Student Research Abroad Grant
Provides financial support for conducting thesis or dissertation research abroad.
Office of International Affairs Grants for Graduate and Professional Students
In 2019, the Graduate School developed the Preparing Ohio State University Doctoral Students for the21st Century Through Dual Purpose Education: To Learn and to Become Career Ready. This mini-grant was designed to have programs develop doctoral student specific career readiness skills that are incorporated into existing curriculum and will be self-sustainable after the mini-grant funding ended. Career readiness and employability (CRE) is especially important in a time of economic uncertainty, as students are preparing for a career in various settings from industry, government, non-profits, etc.