NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship program applications open

The National Academies of Education/Spencer Foundation 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 2023-24 academic year. Click here to learn about the current fellows.

Deadline to apply: October 6, 2022 at 5:00 pm ET (Click here to apply)

Webinar for applicants: September 7, 2022 at 2:00 pm ET (Click here to register)