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The Center for Ethics & Education Research Grants

The Center will make awards of up to $40,000 for research projects in philosophy as it relates to educational policy and practice. Applicants are encouraged to understand educational policy and practice in broad terms, including issues that directly relate to K-12 schools and higher education institutions, but also concerning policies that influence children’s growth and development in the family and other institutions.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program

The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, analysis, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.

Deadline: 

Thursday, October 7, 2021

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Conference Grants

The conference grant program intends to bring together scholars whose substantive knowledge, theoretical insight, and methodological expertise can be assembled in ways that build upon and reach beyond familiar modes of thinking concerning conundrums or problems in education research, specifically those related to critical questions in the area of Teaching and Learning.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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Lyle Spencer Research Awards

The opportunity supports intellectually ambitious, large-scale education research projects. This program encourages proposals initiated by scholars across a variety of disciplines and fields in an effort to create much-needed space for creative and ambitious research projects that promise to advance our understanding of educational practice and its improvement.

Deadline: 

Thursday, February 27, 2020

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Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program

Dissertation grants for PhD students whose focus is international conflict management and peace building.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

William T. Grant Scholars Program

The Scholars Program awards grants to early career researchers. The foundation focuses on youth and young people ages 5-25, inequality, and the use of research to benefit young people. Applicants must be nominated by the university and each major division (i.e. SIPA or A&S) may only nominate one faculty member. Contact the Office of Research Initiatives for internal submission instructions.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Decision, Risk and Management Sciences (DRMS)

The Decision, Risk and Management Sciences program supports scientific research directed at increasing the understanding and effectiveness of decision making by individuals, groups, organizations, and society. Disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, doctoral dissertation research improvement grants (DDRIGs), and workshops are funded in the areas of judgment and decision making; decision analysis and decision aids; risk analysis, perception, and communication; societal and public policy decision making; management science and organizational design.

Deadline: 

Thursday, August 18, 2022
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Friday, August 18, 2023
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Monday, August 19, 2024

Law and Science

The Law & Science Program considers proposals that address social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, as well as studies of how science and technology are applied in legal contexts. The Program is inherently interdisciplinary and multi-methodological.

Deadline: 

Monday, August 1, 2022
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences (RIDIR)

As part of NSF’s Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21) activity, the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) seeks to develop user-friendly large-scale next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research in SBE areas of study. Successful proposals will, within the financial resources provided by the award, construct such databases and/or relevant analytic techniques and produce a finished product that will enable new types of data-intensive research.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 25, 2019

Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. The deadline listed is for social sciences proposals.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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