COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

BU has built a robust support system for both internal and external funding opportunities, making it simple to customize your search and save time and mental energy. We suggest you make?COS Pivot?your first stop. Pivot compiles a wide variety of federal, non-federal, foundation, corporate, and private funding opportunities for any discipline.

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Federal Tools

A large amount of Boston University’s sponsored award funding comes from federal agencies. If you have any questions on the materials found or would like to learn more about Boston University’s presence within the federal government, please visit the website for Boston University’s Federal Relations office.


Flagship funding opportunities across federal agencies (2019)




Non-Federal Tools



Institutionally Limited Opportunities

Limited submissions are funding opportunities which limit the number of applications or nominations an institution may put forward. At Boston University, the limited submission process is managed by the Office of Research. On the Medical Campus, the process is coordinated by Dr. Andrew Taylor.



BU Opportunities & Listings

BU Funding Opportunities

Internal Listings & Resources

Regional External Opportunities

Funding sources in the Boston area

Student Funding Sources

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
Undergraduate fellowships and scholarships
Graduate fellowships and scholarships