Fellowships and Grants

AERA Research and Dissertation Grants Program

The AERA Grants Program, with support from the National Science Foundation, provides small grants for conducting studies of education policy and practice using federally-funded, large-scale data sets. 

More information is available on the AERA Grants Program webpage

Now accepting applications.

Next Deadline: September 15, 2017

Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research

AERA offers dissertation support through the Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research. This program offers doctoral fellowships to enhance the competitiveness of outstanding minority scholars for academic appointments at major research universities by supporting their conducting education research and by providing mentoring and guidance toward completion of their doctoral studies. 

More information is available on the Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research webpage
Next Deadline: November 1, 2017



AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop

AERA invites fellowship applications for an Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop to be held Thursday, April 27 - Saturday, April 29, 2017 during the 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX. This workshop is designed to build the talent pool of undergraduate students who plan to pursue doctorate degrees in education research or in disciplines and fields that examine education issues. Applicants are sought who have potential and interest in pursuing careers as education researchers, faculty members, or other professionals who contribute to the research field. 

Visit the AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop webpage for the complete program description and application information.
Next Deadline: November 15, 2017