Note: The deadline for Research Grant proposals has passed. The next deadline will occur in late summer 2013.
Please read the AERA Research Grant Call for Proposals and these instructions carefully before starting the online submission process. All information must be entered and uploaded electronically by the deadline. Late applications and supporting materials will not be accepted. All uploaded documents must be submitted as .pdf files. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit proposals in advance of the deadline.
You may complete your application in one sitting, or you may save your work and return to it later. However, documents that have been uploaded into "browse" boxes will not be saved from one session to another. When all information has been entered and you click the "Submit Proposal" button, your information will be transmitted to AERA and you will receive an email notification that your application has been received.
PART 1: Principal Investigator (PI) information
PI enters name, contact information, and background information. The PI's curriculum vitae will be uploaded in Part 3.
PART 2: Co-Principal Investigators (Co-PIs) (if applicable)
If the project has one or two Co-PIs, enter their information The Co-PIs' curriculum vitae will be uploaded in Part 3.
PART 3: Proposal and supporting documents
Enter the proposal title, amount of funding requested, start and end dates of project, data set(s) used (e.g., ECLS-K, ELS:2002, IPEDS, CCD, AddHealth, etc.) Proposals must include the analysis of at least one nationally or internationally representative data set supported by NCES, NSF, or other U.S. federal agency (such as Labor, Census, NIH, etc.)
Enter the abstract of your proposed research project (250 words maximum). You may cut and paste the abstract or type it into the text box.
Contribution to the field
Briefly describe the potential contributions this research will make to the field of education (200 words maximum). You may cut and paste or type into the text box.
The proposal is one uploaded document that must be submitted in PDF. Proposals must be self-contained within the specified page limitations. Internet Web site addresses (URLs) may not be used to provide information necessary to the review because reviewers are under no obligation to view the Internet sites.
The Research Grant proposal must include the following 7 components in one PDF document. Proposals should be organized in the order listed, and page limitations for components 1 through 4 must be observed. Please include your last name and first initial in the uploaded document's name (example, Doe_J_proposal.pdf).
The curriculum vitae for PIs and Co-PIs (if applicable) are uploaded separately. All must be uploaded in PDF.
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.
If you have questions or technical problems, or if you do not receive a confirmation message with the proposal submission date and ID number, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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