Funding Sources


The Office of Research Support and Sponsored Programs (ORSSP) offers faculty and staff a wide range of information on funding sources for research and other projects that support the University of Scranton's mission. Personnel seeking funding opportunities can use the resources below to identify potential funding support.  ORSSP subscribes to a widely used database, Grant.Select - a user-friendly search platform that allows you to search for funding.  


To get started login to GrantSelect at:  (click on Institutional Login button)


Finding Federal Grant Programs

Trying to find the right program in the realm of grants and government funding can feel overwhelming at times. To sort through the federal grant programs, the authoritative source is the Assistance Listings section of the new site: (formerly CFDA). This catalog lists all of the available funding programs to all levels of government, nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses, and other eligible entities.

Another option is to search grants within, which provides grant and cooperative agreement opportunities from federal agencies. To view these opportunities select Search Grants to search, filter, and apply for specific opportunities to receive funding from one of these programs. 

List of Common Federal Funding Programs

List of Common Federal Awards Databases


Go to PA.Gov website for links to all agencies. Each agency will have information for applicable grants/funding.

Examples of agencies:

  • Department of Community and Economic Development
  • Department of Environmental Protection
  • Liquor Control Board
  • Council on the Arts
  • Department of Education
  • Historical and Museum Commission
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Aging
  • Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Labor and Industry



The Provost office provides a listing of University of Scranton internal research opportunities. 

Some examples:

  • Special Session Faculty Development Grants
  • The Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar Fund (The Clavius Fund)
  • Distinguished Professors Award
  • Internal Research Awards
  • Faculty Grant Writing Travel Stipend
  • President’s Fellowship for Summer Research
  • Research as a High Impact Practice
  • Teaching Enhancement Grants
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