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)

Check out this video to get you started with PIVOT

Workshops on How to Find Fellowships, Grants and Internships Opportunities using PIVOT: Tues. Sept. 21, 2016, 9-9:30 am; Tues. Sept. 21, 2016, 4:00-4:30 pm (repeat); 102 RTEC

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