The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowships are provided in the field of education.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Applicants must have received their PhD, EdD, or equivalent research degree between January 1, 2009, and December 31, 2013. – Applications must be made by the individual applying for the fellowship. Group applications will not be accepted. – The proposed project must be a research project.
· Applicants may not be employees of the Spencer Foundation or the National Academy of Education.
Benefits of the scholarship: Fellows will receive $55,000 for one academic year of research, or $27,500 for each of two contiguous years, working half-time. -The terms of the fellowship provide for no institutional support, i.e., overhead or indirect costs -Fellowships must begin during the 2015-2016 academic year. -Fellows take the equivalent of one year’s teaching leave during the fellowship term. -Fellows will be included in professional development retreats with other fellows and NAEd members. -Up to twenty-five postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in 2015. -Selection will be made by a committee of NAEd members.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellows may elect to take the fellowship full-time over one year or half-time over two years.
Number of scholarships: Up to twenty-five postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in 2015.