National Academy of Education/Spencer Fellowship Programs in Education Research

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National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research 
The NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. This highly competitive program aims to identify the most talented emerging researchers conducting dissertation research related to education. The Dissertation Fellowship program receives many more applications than it can fund. This year, up to 600 applications are anticipated and up to 35 fellowships will be awarded. Additional guidelines and the fellowship application form are available on our website. Website: http://naeducation.org/NAED_080200.htm
Deadline to apply: October 1, 2015

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Education Research 
*** The Postdoctoral Fellowship has undergone an applicant qualification change. Please note the new eligibility requirements pertaining to the date in which the doctoral degree was earned. ***

The NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of educational scholarship. Fellows will receive $70,000 for one academic year of research, or $35,000 for each of two contiguous years, working half time. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. Applicants must have had their PhD, EdD, or equivalent research degree conferred between January 1, 2010, and December 31, 2014.  This fellowship is non-residential, and applications from all disciplines are encouraged. Up to 30 NAEd/Spencer Fellowships will be awarded. Additional guidelines and the fellowship application form are available on our website.
Website: http://naeducation.org/NAED_080201.htm 
Deadline to apply: November 5, 2015

Contact Information: 
Abigail Bell, Program Officer
Phone: 202-334-1947
E-mail: info@naeducation.org
Website: www.naeducation.org

The National Academy of Education greatly appreciates support and funding from the Spencer Foundation to provide and administer these fellowship programs. For more information on the Spencer Foundation, please visit http://www.spencer.org

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Washington, DC 20001

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