AERA Research Grant Program, USA

Entries for the AERA Research Grant are now being accepted. This program is open to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. Non-U.S. citizens are also eligible but they must be working at a U.S. institution. The grant is purposed to support a relevant research in the United States. The deadline is updated every year.

Program Description
With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the AERA Grants Program announces its Research Grants competition. The program supports research projects that are quantitative in nature, include the analysis of existing data from NCES, NSF or other federal agencies, and have U.S. education policy relevance. Research Grants are available for faculty at institutions of higher education, postdoctoral researchers, and other doctoral-level scholars.

Award Value
Awards for Research Grants are up to $20,000 for 1-year projects, or up to $35,000 for 2-year projects.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in nature, include the analysis of existing data from NCES, NSF or other federal agencies, and have U.S. education policy relevance.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Applicants for Research Grants may be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.
  • Non U.S. citizens working at a U.S. institution are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must have received the doctoral degree by the start date of the grant.
  • Underrepresented racial and ethnic minority researchers are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Applications are encouraged from a variety of disciplines, such as but not limited to, education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
The application package must be consisting the materials as follow:

  • The curriculum vitae (CV) for PIs and CoPIs (if applicable) should be uploaded in one PDF document. Each CV should be no longer than two pages.
  • Institutional endorsement (optional). If your institution requires that an institutional cover page or endorsement accompany this proposal, that document may be uploaded separately in PDF.

Submission Deadline
Updated annually.

Website and Application Link