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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.

How to Use PIVOT

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