AERA Research and Dissertation Grants Program
Now in its 22nd year, 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. The Winter 2014 application deadline has passed. The next deadline will occur in late summer/early fall of 2014. More information is available on the AERA Grants Program webpage.
AERA-AIR Fellows Program
In collaboration with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), the AERA-AIR Fellows Program aims to build the talent pool of high skilled education researchers experienced in large-scale studies in a major research organization. Fellows will receive mentoring from a diverse group of highly recognized researchers and practitioners in a variety of substantive areas in education. Fellows will hone their skills in all aspects of the research process from proposal development through writing and presentations. Up to three fellows are selected annually for a two-year, rotational position at AIR in Washington, DC. More information is available on the AERA-AIR Fellows Program webpage. The next tentative deadline will occur in early 2014 and the application will be available in 2014.
AERA-ETS Fellowship Program in Measurement and Education Research
In collaboration with Educational Testing Service (ETS), AERA offers the AERA-ETS Fellowship Program in Measurement and Education Research. This fellowship is designed to provide learning opportunities and practical experience to recent doctoral degree recipients and to early career research scientists in areas such as educational measurement, assessment design, psychometrics, statistical analyses, large-scale evaluations, and other studies directed toward explaining student progress and achievement. Up to two fellows will be selected for this rotational research position at ETS's facilities in Princeton, NJ. More information is available on the AERA-ETS Fellowship Program in Measurement and Education Research webpage. The 2014 application deadline has passed (November 15, 2013).
AERA-Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Dissertation Fellowship Program
AERA with funding support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is pleased to announce a dissertation fellowship program to support graduate students in education research to conduct secondary data analysis using the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Longitudinal Database. The AERA-MET Dissertation Fellowship Program provides funding and professional development and training to dissertation stage graduate students who use the MET data to address research questions and examine issues that will contribute to knowledge about teaching and learning. The program supports high-quality science undertaken by the education research field through dissertation research on topics related to teaching and instruction, the effects of the classroom and school climate, student achievement, children and youth, and other educational issues. More information is available on the AERA-MET Dissertation Fellowship Program webpage. The next application deadline is March 25, 2014.
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. The 2014 application deadline has passed (November 15, 2013).
AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop
AERA invites fellowship applications for an Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop to be held Thursday, April 3 - Saturday, April 5, 2014 during the 2014 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. 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. The 2014 application deadline has passed (December 6, 2013).