Research Guides

Grants, Scholarship, Fellowships, Loans and Writing Grant Proposals


Recommended Readings


Cassidy, D. J., & Ellen Schneid Coleman Research Group. (2008). The scholarship book : the complete guide to private-sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans for the undergraduate. (13rd ed.) New York : Prentice Hall Press.

Directory of research grants 2008. (2008). (32nd ed.) Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse.

Eastwood, M. (2010). Writing better fundraising applications : [a practical guide]. (4th ed.) London: Directory Of Social Change in association with the Institute of Fundraising.

Feng, H. (2011). Discourses and tales of grant-seeking activity : academic writing and professional expertise. Bern ; New York : Peter Lang.

The Grants register. (2015). (33rd ed.) Chicago : St. James Press.

Hackshaw, A. K. (2011). How to write a grant application. Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell.

Henson, K. T. (2012). Successful grant writing for school leaders : 10 easy steps. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Education.

Holtzclaw, B. J. (2009). Grant writing handbook for nurses. (2nd ed.) Sudbury, Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Jarecki, H. G. (2009). Scholar rescue in the modern world. New York : Institute of International Education.

Licklider, M. M. (2012). Grant seeking in higher education : strategies and tools for college faculty. (1st ed.) San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Locke, L. F. (2014). Proposals that work : a guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals. (6th ed.) Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE.

O'Neal-McElrath, T. (2013). Winning grants step by step : the complete workbook for planning, developing, and writing successful proposals. (4th ed.) Retrieved from

Pawlicki, D. (2014). The insider's guide to winning education grants. (1st ed.) San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass.

Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2009. (2008). (13rd ed.) Lawrenceville, NJ : Peterson's.

Scholarships, fellowships, and loans. (2009). (25th ed.) Boston, Mass. : Bellman Pub. Co.

Shore, A. (2011). The art of funding and implementing ideas : a guide to proposal development and project management. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: SAGE.

Smith, N. B. (2012). The complete book of grant writing : learn to write grants like a professional. Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks.

Stezala, K. (2008). Scholarships 101 : the real-world guide to getting cash for college. Retrieved from

Tanabe, G. S. (2014). The ultimate scholarship book 2015 : billions of dollars in scholarships, grants and prizes. Retrieved from  

Ward, D. (2012). Writing grant proposals that win. (4th ed.) Retrieved from


Web Resources

The Debt-free College Degree
Maintained by Affordable Colleges Online.

Developing and Writing Grant Proposals
Maintained by the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, USA.

Maintained by FinAid Page, LLC, Mark Kantrowitz, Publisher.

Grants and Related Resources
Edited by Jon Harrison, Michigan State University Libraries.

A Guide for Proposal Writing
Maintained by Directorate for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation.

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
Maintained by Dr. S. Joseph Levine of Michigan State University.

Scholarship Search
Maintained by, Inc.

Scholarships (HKSAR)
Maintained by the Student Financial Assistance Agency, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.