Lyle Spencer Research Awards: Advancing Understanding of Education Practice and Its Improvement

Amount: $50,000 – $1,000,000 (Budgets must include indirect costs equaling 15% of the direct costs of the proposed project.)

The review process for the Lyle Spencer Research Awards begins with a Letter of Intent (LOI) application, which are accepted once a year.
Faculty Research Office: 5 days prior to agency deadline. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least one week – contact Karen Kueneman)
Research Western: 5 days prior to agency deadline
Spencer Foundation – Letter of Intent: October 2, 2018, 4:00 pm CDT (decision by end of December)

Description: This grant aims to support 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.

Eligibility: 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.

Spencer will host an informational webinar on Wednesday, September 5th at 11:00am CDT. To attend this webinar, please click here and fill out the registration form.

Past Grantees

Applications are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA.

More information, applications and guidelines…

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Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall
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