AERA Grants Program Seeks Proposals for Dissertation Grants

With support from the National Science Foundation, the American Educational Research Association Grants Program seeks proposals for dissertation grants.

The AERA Grants Program provides advanced graduate students with research funding and professional development and training. The program supports highly competitive dissertation research using rigorous quantitative methods to examine large-scale, education-related data. The aim of the program is to advance fundamental knowledge of relevance to STEM policy, foster significant science using education data, and build research capacity in education and learning.

The program is open to field-initiated research and welcomes proposals that do the following:

  • Develop or benefit from advanced statistical or innovative quantitative methods or measures
  • Analyze more than one large-scale national or international federally funded data set, analyze more than one statewide longitudinal data system, or incorporate other data enhancements
  • Integrate, link, or blend multiple large-scale data sources
  • Undertake replication research of major findings or major studies using large-scale, federally supported, or enhanced data

View the informational video to learn more.

Learn about eligibility requirements and apply. The deadline is June 15.