Deadline: 1 February 2016
Open to: international applicants with a doctorate affiliated with a college, university, school district, non-profit research facility, or non-profit cultural institution
Grants: up to USD 50,000
The Spencer Foundation is currently inviting applications for its Small Research Grants program to support education research projects. In keeping with the Spencer Foundation’s mission, this program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The majority of small grant proposals that are funded by the Foundation is included in following areas:
- The Relation between Education and Social Opportunity;
- Teaching, Learning, and Instructional Resources;
- The New Civics;
- Organizational Learning in Schools, School Systems, and Higher Education Systems;
- Purposes and Values of Education.
To be eligible for the grants all candidates should meet following requirements:
- Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs applying for a research grant must have an earned doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field, or appropriate experience in an education research-related profession;
- 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 fiscal agent 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.
Small Research Grant budgets are limited to USD 50,000.
How to apply?
The deadline for applications is 1 February 2016. To apply please submit your grant application online HERE. It is strongly recommended to read the Application Guidelines before you submit your application.
For more information please visit the official website.