The Spencer Foundation’s mid-career grant program is designed to enrich the work of academic midcareer scholars who are seven to twenty years post doctorate (between January 1, 1997, and December 31, 2010). This targeted program provides support for those who are interested in advancing their understanding of a compelling problem of education by acquiring new skills, substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives or methodological tools.
Amount: Budgets may not exceed $150,000.(Indirect costs are not permitted)
Faculty Research Office: At least 1 week before the Spencer Deadline (2-3 weeks earlier if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services: At least 5 days before the Spencer Deadline
Spencer: September 14, 2017 by 4:00pm CDT. (Final funding decisions will be made in March 2018, with awards available for a start date between June 1, 2018 and October 1, 2018.)
This program is intended to provide support for a year-long program of study during which time the recipient will be released from teaching and from committee service and governance responsibilities on his or her home campus.
A ROLA proposal must be completed with the application.