External Funding Opportunities


Grant Forward

MTSU has an institutional subscription to GrantForward, a database of funding opportunities. 

Click below to create your GrantForward profile. Be sure to use your MTSU email address to create your account.
Create a Profile 
For more information, see the Research Guide for the system. 

  • Find Grants (PDF | Video)
  • Receive Grant Recommendations  (PDF | Video)
  • Get Pre-Award Information  (PDF | Video)


This website allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. 

ORSP Internal Funding Opportunities

New Faculty Start-up Funding

ORSP start-up funds are provided for new faculty to assist them in competing for external funding. These funds are requested by Department Chairs and/or College Deans during new hire negotiations. 


Grants to support research and creative projects.  Learn more about the MT Internal Grant Opportunities (MT-IGO*)

Non-ORSP Internal Funding Opportunities