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National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Fellowship Info Session

Uptown Campus
Newcomb Hall

The National Academy of Education (NAEd) is hosting an info session about the NAEd/Spencer Fellowship Programs at Newcomb Hall 308. This is a great opportunity to learn about two highly competitive fellowships for education research:

  • National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research (Deadline to apply: October 3, 2019). This program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. This year up to 35 fellowships will be awarded.
  • National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Education Research (Deadline to apply: November 7, 2019). This program supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of educational scholarship. Fellows will receive $70,000 for one academic year of research, or $35,000 for each of two contiguous years, working half time. Applicants must have had their PhD, EdD, or equivalent research degree conferred between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2018.  This fellowship is non-residential, and applications from all disciplines are encouraged. Up to 30 NAEd/Spencer Fellowships will be awarded.  

Interested applicants will learn about the fellowship history, application process, funding structure, and professional development component from NAEd staff and former fellows.

The National Academy of Education greatly appreciates support and funding from the Spencer Foundation to provide and administer these fellowship programs. Additional information is available on the NAEd website

Please direct questions to Maria Gahan, NAEd Director of Professional Development Programs.

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For more information contact: Sara Slaughter via email to sslaught@tulane.edu