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Racial Equity Special Research Grants in Education

In honor of the Spencer Foundation's 50th Anniversary, the Foundation has launched The Racial Equity Special Research Grants program to support education research projects that will contribute to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education. We are interested in funding studies that aim to understand and disrupt the reproduction and deepening of educational inequality in education, and which seek to remake and imagine anew forms of equitable education.

Deadline: 

Friday, April 1, 2022

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Large Research Grants

The Large Research Grants on Education Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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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Small Research Grants

The Small Research Grants Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. We accept applications three times per year.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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