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WRI 502: Writing a Persuasive Proposal in Quantitative Disiplines: Grants and Funding Resources

This guide will help graduate students in Engineering, Science and related fields to identify tools and resources for researching literature and funding information in your field.

Funding Agencies

Funding agencies websites are a wealth of information. Search for an agency's strategic priorities to discover current hot topics in funding.

Princeton Office of Research and Proposal Development

Research Data Management Plans

Many funding agencies now require a Research Data Management plan be submitted with grant applications. Each agencies has different guidelines so be sure to review them carefully.

Examples of successful grants

In general, successful grant applications are not made publicly available, but some funding agencies do provide examples of successful grant proposals. Although they may not be formally made publicly available, it is possible to find some via Google using phrases like sample grant proposal and successful grant application example.

Online Resources for Finding Grants

Databases That Include Grant Information