Ohio University

Search for Fellowship and Grant Opportunities

Community of Science - PIVOT

Search the fellowship and grant database by academic discipline, academic level, nationality, and more.

First you must register at https://pivot.proquest.com (URL changed Jan. 2019); note the first time you must use a computer connected to the OU network. You will receive a confirmation email. Once you confirm your registration you can then use your username and password to sign into PIVOT, https://pivot.proquest.com (URL changed Jan. 2019) from any computer.

Search Tips: You can make your search as broad or narrow as you'd like. Start with a broad search to see what types of opportunities are available. Then narrow the search. The Advanced Search option makes searches more refined. In addition to using subject-driven terms, you can indication the following (1) funding type-scholarship or fellowship, grant, postdoctoral award, dissertation or thesis, etc.; (2) citizenship or residency requirements or (3) keywords.

NOTE: PIVOT does not support Explorer 10 at this time.
PIVOT is compatible with Explore 8.0 and 9.0; Firefox 17-20 and Chrome 26 (PC) and Chrome 26 and Safari 6.0.4 (MAC)

Workshops on How to Use PIVOT (2019-2020):
12:00-1:00 pm, the 20th of every month, Aug. 2019-May 2020, RTEC 102
4:00-5:00 pm, the 5th of every month Sept 2019-May 2020, RTEC 102
Any days falling on a weekend are scheduled for the following Monday, e.g.,  Oct 21 (12 noon); Oct. 7 (4:00 pm); Jan 6 (4:00 pm); April 6 (4:00 pm), RTEC 102

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