Spencer Foundation inviting Lyle Spencer Research Awards to Transform Education


Deadline: 22 May 2019

Spencer Foundation is inviting applicants for its Lyle Spencer Research Awards to support to intellectually ambitious research projects oriented to improving the practice of education.

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Funding Information

The Budgets between $525,000 and $1 million and project durations of up to five years.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Proposals to the Lyle Spencer Research Awards must be for academic research projects that aim to study education. Proposals for activities other than research, or proposals for research studies focused on areas other than education, are not eligible.
  • Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs applying for a Lyle Spencer Research Award must have an earned doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field, or appropriate experience in an education research-related profession. While graduate students may be part of the research team, they may not be named the PI or Co-PI on the proposal.
  • The PI must be affiliated with a college, university, school district, non-profit research facility, or non-profit cultural institution that is willing to serve as the administering organization if the grant is awarded. The Spencer Foundation does not award grants directly to individuals.
  • Proposals are accepted from the U.S. and internationally, however all proposals must be submitted in English and budgets must be proposed in U.S. Dollars.

How to Apply

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Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.spencer.org/grant_types/lyle-spencer-research-awards

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  • Avatar TUMUKUNDE KENNETH says:

    This is great, l have a project that is always aimed at skilling rural people in my local area within Uganda by equiping their formal education with practical skills that improve their livelihood in the society. I hope l can get helped to take on this project for a social change.

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