Research Funding Opportunities


Cornell faculty and staff are asked to work with the Office of University Corporate and Foundation Relations when working with Tier One Foundations. The Office of Sponsored Programs provides grant assistance.

Rolling Award
International Funding Opportunities
Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Rolling Awards
Engaged Cornell


December 12, 2017
Kroc Institute for International Peace Visiting Research Fellow
University of Notre Dame

December 15, 2017
US-Japan Policy Studies Program
United States – Japan Foundation

December 22, 2017
PCCW Leadership Grant
The President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW)

December 28, 2017
Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program and Special Bilateral Projects
United States Department of Education

January 10, 2018
Fellows Program

East Asia Institute

January 16, 2018
Cultural Anthropology Program – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement 
National Science Foundation

January 17, 2018
Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Program
American Councils for International Education

January 22, 2018
Faculty Fellowship for Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts
Atkinson Center

January 26, 2018
PCCW Affinito-Stewart Grant
The President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW)

January 31, 2018
Kennan Institute Title VIII-Supported Summer Research Scholarships
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

February 12, 2018
2018 Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum (ICC) Grants
Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, Cornell University

Tier Two Foundations and Councils
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 
American Council of Learned Societies

Arnold Foundation
Ford Foundation
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
GRAMMY Foundation
W.T. Grant Foundation
Haynes Foundation
Henry Luce Foundation
Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy
National Endowment for Democracy
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Robin Hood Foundation
Russell Sage Foundation
Smith Richardson Foundation
Social Science Research Council
Tinker Foundation
Town Creek Foundation
Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
United States Institute of Peace
United States-Japan Foundation

Federal Agencies
Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences, NSF. The Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences supports research to develop and advance scientific knowledge about humans spanning areas of inquiry including brain and behavior, language and culture, origins and evolution, and geography and the environment.

Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR), National Institute of Aging/NIH. The BSR supports social, behavioral, and economic research and research training on the processes of aging at both the individual and societal level.

Division of Social and Economic Sciences, Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences, NSF. The Division of Social and Economic Sciences seeks to enhance our understanding of human, social and organizational behavior by building social science infrastructure, by developing social disciplinary and interdisciplinary research projects that advance knowledge in the social and economic sciences.

Office of Multidisciplinary Activities, Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences, NSF. This office provides a focal point for programmatic activities that cut across NSF and SBE boundaries and is SBE’s broadest mechanism for contributing to Administration and NSF priorities.

Population Dynamics Branch (PDB), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH. The PDB supports research and research training in demography, reproductive health, and population health.

Fulbright-Hays Program. The program provides grants to pre-doctoral students, postdoctoral faculty, U.S. institutions, and organizations for overseas research and training efforts focusing on non-Western foreign languages and area studies.