The Spencer Foundation’s Large Research Grants on Education Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived.
Amount: $125,000 to $500,000 for up to 5 years (including up to 15% indirect costs)
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 Services: At least 1 week before the Spencer Deadline
Spencer (Intent to apply): May 19, 2021 (Full Application – June 16. 2021); upcoming deadlines – January 26, 2022 (Intent to apply)
Description: This program is “field-initiated” in that proposal submissions are not in response to a specific request for a particular research topic, discipline, design, method, or location. The goal for this program is to support rigorous, intellectually ambitious and technically sound research that is relevant to the most pressing questions and compelling opportunities in education.
Eligibility: 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. 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.
A ROLA proposal must be completed with the application.
Please contact Karen Kueneman if you plan to apply.