The Spencer Foundation invites proposals for its large research grants on education. These support education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. This programme supports proposals with multiple disciplinary and methodological perspectives that develops new foundational knowledge that may also have a lasting impact on policy-making, practice or educational discourse.
The principal investigators and co-PIs must hold a doctorate in an academic discipline or professional field or have appropriate experience in an education research-related profession. They must also be affiliated with a college, university, school district, non-profit research facility or non-profit cultural institution. Graduate students are not eligible to apply as PI or co-PI. Proposals are accepted from the US and internationally.
Grants are worth between USD 125,000 and USD 500,000 each for between one and five years.
Deadline: 14th January 2020.