Spencer Foundation’s Large Research Grants on Education Program

Deadline: 20 June 2019

The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Large Research Grants on Education Program to support education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived.

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Funding Information

The budgets ranging from $125,000 up through $500,000 and for projects durations of one to five years.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs applying for a Large Research Grant on Education 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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Applications must be submitted via given website.

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

  • Avatar Rebecca says:

    Good proposal. What help can l receive for me who runs a secondary school and offer atleast 10% of a girl child free education.

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Rebecca,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Leah wambura says:

    Hey am in Kenya and am struggling to have a school where a boy child’s confidence is returned having been denied for long I would wish some grants to build better classes having started it in a low social class area,and parents are really struggling

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Leah wambura,

      Yes, you can apply for this grant as this opportunity is open to citizens of any country. For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar DR WABUNA DAVID says:

    Good day, I need a grant/scholarship for study of the program of master in public administration and master in public health from a university locally here in Uganda. Lacking links to get the real information that I need

  • Avatar DR WABUNA DAVID says:

    I need a scholarship/grant in masters program in public administration and public health.

  • Avatar Adenekan Nurudeen Abiodun says:

    This is a nice program, how do i get grant for my studies because i have secured admission from Robert Kennedy College MBA Risk Management. Please kindly assist. Thanks

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Adenekan Nurudeen Abiodun,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Lydia Mhango says:

    Is there a possibility of funding PhD studies on the topic: “Marginalisation of LGBT People from Education in Zambia”? I already have an admission to a UK university.

  • Avatar Sonal says:

    Is there possiblity for the grant my NGO work in India’s state of Gujrat I need a grant for education of rural child.

  • Avatar CHACHA says:

    Kindly I need a grant to help me to attend the graduate school for MSc Finance

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi CHACHA,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      Please check out the many resources available on our site at: https://www.fundsforngos.org/.

      Good luck!

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