Funding for student projects may be available outside of the university depending on your project topic and field of study. Internet searches can turn up a number of resources. Our listings are far from comprehensive.
In addition to the links and examples below, your faculty mentor may be aware of discipline-specific sources of funding. Additionally, they likely have experience applying for external funding--don't be afraid to reach out.
External Funding Examples and Resources
American Philosphical Society Grants
Minnesota State Arts Council Grants
National Institute of Health Grants
National Science Foundation Grants
PSI CHI (International Honor Society in Psychology) Grants
Society for Applied Anthropology Grants