For Graduate Students
Need help with finding funding? Crafting a proposal?
Schedule an appointment with the Graduate College:
The Graduate College
See graduate student funding opportunities posted through The Graduate College to help fund your research or creative scholarly activity.
Find a faculty member in the College of Fine Arts and Communication to collaborate with on a project. See C3 Faculty Experts.
Resources for Graduate Students
More proposal development resources are available under Craft Your Proposal.
Find Funding – Quick Links
This one-page reference guide provides information on how to find funding opportunities through the Community of Scholars PIVOT funding database, Foundation Center Directory funding database, and other state and federal links to grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements.
General Writing Style for Funded Research Proposals
This reference guide provides tips for the most common inconsistencies and errors in proposals.
Texas State University Boilerplate
This reference guide provides language that may be copied and pasted into proposals (Emerging Research University status, Hispanic-serving Institution, enrollment, diversity statistics...) and refined to meet your proposal needs.
Want to learn how to search for funding opportunities?
If you're new to research and don't know where to begin, the presentation below will introduce you to the PIVOT Funding Database and tell you how to use it. PIVOT is open to everyone with a Texas State netID, as Texas State is an affiliated member institution.