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Fellowships Office

The Fellowships Office (FO) of the National Academies administers predoctoral, postdoctoral,& senior fellowship awards on behalf of government & private/foundation sponsors; these fellowship awards play an important role in the career development of doctoral & postdoctoral researchers & scholars for the academic, federal, industrial & international workforce.

General Resources

  • Catalog of Federal of Domestic Assistence
    CFDA contains detailed program descriptions for 2,041 Federal assistance programs.It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government. Grant proposal guidelines.
  • Foundation Center
    the Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. Although the Foundation Finder and Grantmaker Web Search are free, the Grantseeker Tools are by subscription only.
  • Fullbright Program
    Sponsored by the United States Department of State, the Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary, and secondary schools.
  • Grants for Nonprofits
    From MSU, this site focuses primarily on grants or funding sources for nonprofit organizations, but includes a link to grants for individuals.
  • is your source to FIND and APPLY for Federal government grants. There are over 1,000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant making agencies. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community. allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in Federal grants.
  • Society of Research Administrators International (SRA)International Grants Web Resources
    A starting point for accessing grants related information on the Internet. It is a resource for researching available public, private and government grants.
  • Association of Professional Researcher's for Advancement (APRA)
    Help for researchers identify potential donors.

Publish or Perish Tool

"Are you applying for tenure, promotion or a new job? Do you want to include evidence of the impact of your research? Is your work cited in journals which are not ISI listed? Then you might want to try Publish or Perish, designed to help individual academics to present their case for research impact to its best advantage. Publish or Perish is a software program that retrieves and analyzes academic citations. It uses Google Scholar to obtain the raw citations, then analyzes these and presents the following statistics:

  • •Total number of papers
  •  •Total number of citations
  • •Average number of citations per paper
  • •Average number of citations per author
  • •Average number of papers per author
  • •Average number of citations per year
  • •Hirsch's h-index and related parameters
  • •Egghe's g-index
  • •The contemporary h-index
  • •The age-weighted citation rate
  • •Two variations of individual h-indices
  • •An analysis of the number of authors per paper.

The results are available on-screen and can also be copied to the Windows clipboard (for pasting into other applications) or saved to a variety of output formats (for future reference or further analysis). Publish or Perish includes a detailed help file with search tips and additional information about the citation metrics. Anne-Wil Harzing welcomes user feedback to help her improve the program."



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