Deadline to apply: October 3, 2019
The 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 around 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 NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship program will fund 35 promising young scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year. Click here to learn about the current fellows.
NAEd hosted a webinar for interested applicants on September 4, and the recording, as well as the fellowship application form, is available on the NAEd website: https://naeducation.org/naedspencer-dissertation-fellowship-program/
Deadline to apply: November 20, 2019
The 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, 2014, and December 31, 2018. This fellowship is non-residential, and applications from all disciplines are encouraged. The NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship program will fund 30 early-career researchers for the 2020-2021 academic year. Click here to learn about the current fellows.
NAEd will host a webinar for interested applicants on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 at 2:00pm ET. Register for the webinar and find the fellowship application form on the NAEd website: https://naeducation.org/naedspencer-postdoctoral-fellowship-program/
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