Spencer Foundation’s Small Research Grant Program to Support Education Research Projects

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Deadline: 1 July 2019

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

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The Spencer Foundation has been a leading funder of education research since 1971 and is the only national foundation focused exclusively on supporting education research.

Funding Information

The budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs applying for a Small 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

Applications must be submitted via given website.

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

  • Avatar Angshem NS Danyeng says:

    I am post graduated in political science. I am from aspiration district of Nagaland India. I believe that, if I were given chance to do research on education in my backward region, then it will benefit my community to go forward in the educational system in the long run.

  • Avatar Tasawar Abbas says:

    I have an NGO in Pakistan & I am master in Education subject . I need for sport in Education department in roular aera Pakistan .highlight the man issue in roular aera,s education system. I appreciate your aim,s

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  • Avatar Ayenyo Mary says:

    I hold a bachelor degree in education primary and majored in Early childhood development and education ( ECDE). I am a retired head teacher and have established a community based organization (CBO). Our focus is on education. On this note I am the principal investigator. I feel I should apply.

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Ayenyo Mary,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

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