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Dissertation Grants (STEM education policy | USA)
The Dissertation Grants from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) supports PhD candidates performing highly competitive dissertation research using rigorous quantitative methods to examine large-scale, education-related data. The aim of the program is to advance fundamental knowledge of relevance to STEM education policy, foster significant science using education data, promote equity in STEM, and build research capacity in education and learning. The Grants Program encourages the use of major data sets from multiple and diverse sources. Proposals are encouraged from the full range of education research fields and other fields and disciplines engaged in education-related research, including economics, political science, psychology, sociology, demography, statistics, public policy, and psychometrics. Applicants for this one-year, non-renewable award should be advanced doctoral students at the dissertation writing stage, usually the last year of study. The award provides:
- 27,500 USD stipend
- AERA Research Conference attendance
- AERA Annual Meeting attendance
Applications close on November 20, 2023.