Land Grant Programs and their Scholarships
Scholarship and Financial Aid
General financial aid information for the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human
Resources, University of Hawaii.
of Oceania Scholarship Opportunity and other University of Hawaii Foundation
The purpose of the Stars of
Oceania Scholarship is to: 1.) Assist Pacific Islander students from American Samoa,
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of
Micronesia, Futuna, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Republic of Palau, Republic
of Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Wallis,
who are admitted to a UH campus. 2.) To provide tuition assistance for UH students
involved in course-related internships, research, or work that benefits Pacific
Island countries. 3.) Provide travel grants for students involved in Pacific-related
work that benefits Pacific Island countries.
Other Pacific Resources
for Pacific Islands Forestry
Provides internships and career information for Pacific Island residents
interested in forestry and natural resources. Go to the
Opportunities page for more information.
of Hawaii Hawaiian Internship Program (UH-HIP)
UH-HIP offers undergraduates of Native Hawaiian
ancestry the opportunity to participate in summer internships
with government agencies and non-profit organizations
involved in natural resource research, management, and
Pacific Internship Programs
for Exploring Science - Research Experience for Undergraduates (PIPES-REU)
Micronesia and American Samoa Student Internship Program
"Facilitate the entry of island college students with backgrounds in
environmental management and sustainable development into relevant positions on
their home islands in the U.S.-affiliated Pacific." This is based out of
the University of Hawaii Sea Grant program.
Pacific Internship Programs
for Exploring Science - Research Experience for
The Pacific Islands Development Program
PIDP is a program of the East West Center that conducts a broad range of activities to enhance the quality of life in the Pacific islands.
A new website recently launched by the Inter-Agency
Electronic Grants Committee. It provides a "one-stop shop" for the entire
federal grant application process. Currently, users can search the General
Services Administration catalog of federal grant programs from the site. In the
future, the site will allow applicants to submit and track their grant
applications online. In addition, a searchable database of new grant
announcements is scheduled.
Links to Research and Training Funding
2002 Farm Bill Issue Paper
A Need for Human Resource Development in the
U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands. Includes strategies to address the shortage of
trained professionals in forestry degree programs.
of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
"CFDA is a government-wide compendium of all 1,424 Federal
programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public."
Chronicle Guide to Grants
An electronic data base of all corporate and foundation grants listed in The Chronicle of Philanthropy since 1995. Complete access to the Guide to Grants requires a subscription.
Community of Science, Inc. (COS)
COS is a network of Web sites for scholars, scientists, and R&D
professionals to help find funding, collaborate with colleagues, and promote research.
Funding Opportunities Page
The Cooperative State Research, Extension and Education Service of the USDA
manages the ADAP program as well as many others. This site gives notice of
current and future funding opportunities.
"CyberGrants.com uses the power of the Internet to bring not-for-profits and philanthropic
A privately owned Web site created for the purpose of providing
nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities with information on financial resources available on the Internet.
Guide for Writing a
"This Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal was
created to help empower people to be successful in gaining funds for projects
that provide worthwhile social service."
Researcher Information Service
daily, many federal and private organizations are listed,
links to international government funding.
"Innovation Network, Inc. (InnoNet) is a 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to enabling public and nonprofit
organizations to better plan, execute, and evaluate their structure, operations and
Development Network (IDN)
Information resources & funding for sustainable
Fund for Agricultural
Agricultural development projects primarily for food production in developing countries.
Nonprofit FAQ is an indexed collection of answers to Frequently Asked Questions about
nonprofit organizations. Started in 1994, the Q&A in the FAQ is continually updated
using new materials from many sources including online discussions."
Contains numerous foundation and corporate links, both in the U.S. and abroad.
Agriculture Library Funding
(a central site)
This USDA site is the premier site for finding funds relative to US agriculture.
National Endowment for
An independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, and public programs in the humanities.
Group's Advice on Writing Grant Application
"Paladin provides Consulting, Program Design and Grant Mentoring, specializing in the
Services, Criminal Justice, Alcohol & Drug Abuse, and Health Care."
This is NOT an endorsement of any kind, rather they
have some great FREE advice on grant writing.
An internet-based business-to-business workplace for science and engineering
professionals providing industry information on funding sources, teaming opportunities,
academic support and career development.
of Research Administrators
Master list of private funding organizations.
Pacific Island Nations Fund (SPINF)
Japanese organization funding projects in many of the
Pacific island nations.
A link for Student Internships
"TGCI was founded in 1972 to offer grantsmanship training and low-cost publications to nonprofit organizations and government agencies."
This site has a great links page to international
"The mission of the Foundation Center is to foster public understanding of the foundation field by collecting,
organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and
related subjects." They also put out Philanthropy
of Education Funding
The Department of Education is a major funding
organization in the U.S. government.
As listed daily in the Federal Register
FAS - Grant Page
(world wide and comprehensive!)
The Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) of the USDA has contacts throughout the
world. This site references a variety of funding sources.
to Educational Scholarships and Financial Aid
Colleges, College Scholarships,
and Financial Aid page
Designed to offer college bound students, parents, and counselors easy access to
information on: colleges universities throughout the United States; free college
scholarship and financial aid searches; and SAT and ACT test preparation tips, and
College Connection Scholarships
A financial aid search service that creates
individualized scholarship packages, including scholarships that match the
student's criteria and a personalized letter with his/her information to each of the scholarship sponsors.
An online market exchange that facilitates interactions among
students (U.S. and international), learning institutions, and related product and service
A free custom tailored scholarship service to help students find scholarships for college. Matches each student's background, automatically, with eligibility requirements for scholarships from around the country and advises them about scholarship opportunities tailored to them.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Online federal student aid form to complete and
submit over the Internet.
The Financial Aid Information Page - comprehensive free resource for student financial aid information on the Web. Free scholarship search, financial
aid calculators, glossary, and bibliography.
Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The Program encourages and supports African-Americans, American
Indians/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Americans, and Hispanic Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
To bring students together with colleges, universities, graduate schools, and
professional schools and help them identify the scholarships and financial aid
for which they may qualify.
International Education Financial
IEFA is a resource for financial aid information for students wishing to study in a foreign country. At this site, you will find
a comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist students in their pursuit to study abroad.
A free scholarship search that allows you to openly peruse the Mach25
database and select potential awards for your own customized list.
Matchcollege.com is a free
college search and information site, providing information on admissions, financial
aid, tuition and more on over 6,000 colleges and universities nation-wide
National Association of Student Financial Aid
NASFAA works closely with higher education institutions, government agencies, and other associations to share knowledge that will improve financial aid administration.
NASFAA also advocates student aid and gathers timely, accurate regulatory and technical information for its members.
US Department Of Education Student Financial Aid Guide
The Student Guide is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department
of Education. It covers the Department's major aid programs, including Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, and
to Educational Internships and Professional Development Opportunities
Lets applicants complete, file, and pay for their admissions applications entirely through the internet.
of International Internships
The contact listing for a large printed directory at Michigan State University.
Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC) Leadership
The ESCOP/ACOP Leadership Development Program is designed for faculty in Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Natural Sciences.
The Program's mission is to improve leadership skills for faculty in positions in academic,
research and extension.
Science Foundation Short Courses for College Teachers
An annual series of forums in which invited
scholars meet for several days with undergraduate college teachers of science. The series is held at colleges and universities throughout the
United States as well as at selected special sites. The primary aim is to enable undergraduate teachers in the sciences to keep their teaching current.
Internship and Special Programs
The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers internships and special opportunities
for students in undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs with its various
TWBI’s Scholarship and Fellowships Programs are vehicles for knowledge sharing and
capacity building in the developing world. The Programs provide opportunities for
graduate and postgraduate studies leading to masters and doctoral degrees in
development-related fields for mid-career professionals from eligible developing
Links to Relevant Employment
The Agricultural Research Service
ARS is one of the Research, Education and Economics
agencies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This link lists job
opportunities and vacancy announcements in research.
"Pacific Expertise for Pacific Problems" - a site dedicated to
providing support to national and regional authorities and organizations in the design, implementation and evaluation of
programs towards sustainable development in
agriculture, forestry and the environment.
Government Job Search
This site is the portal to all jobs available
with the U.S. government.
Government Student Educational Employment Program
This website describes a program for student temporary employment and student career experience. It is available to all levels of
students from high school to professional degree students.