Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies [University of Michigan]

Applications Close 15.1 2020. Two-year fellowship supports multidisciplinary research on the broad historical, political, economic, and societal conditions under which democracy and autocracy either emerge and endure or falter and fail. Open to scholars who have received their Ph.D. since 2018. The fellowship period is from September 2020 – August 2022. Up to two awards are available for the 2020-22 fellowship. WCED Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to focus on their own research, participate in occasional WCED workshops and events, and present at least one public …

Large Research Grants on Education Program [Spencer Foundation]

Applications Due 14.1 2020. Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets ranging from USD $125,000 up through USD $500,000 and for projects durations of one to five years. This program supports proposals with multiple disciplinary and methodological perspectives, both domestically and internationally, and from scholars at various stages in their career. It seeks to support scholarship that develops new foundational knowledge that may also have a lasting impact on policy-making, practice, or educational discourse. Scholars …

Research-Practice Partnerships Grants Program [Spencer Foundation]

Applications Due 8.1 2020. Intended to support education research projects that engage in collaborative and participatory partnerships with project budgets up to USD $400,000 and durations of up to three years. Applications are especially encouraged from partnerships that include scholars and institutions of higher education, rural geographic locations, and partnerships that deeply engage community-based organizations and families. Open to partnerships between researchers and a broad array of practitioners – specifically school districts, county offices of education, state educational organizations, universities, community-based organizations, out of school …

Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome Research Grants – 2020 Cycle [Progeria Research Foundation]

Letters of Intent due 2.1 2020. Research focus is highly translational. Topics must fall within any of the following research priorities: Projects that are likely to lead to clinical treatment trials within 5 years. This includes the discovery and/or testing of candidate treatment compounds in cell based or animal models of HGPS. Only proposals that test compounds in a progerin producing animal or cell model will normally be considered. Analyses in non progerin-producing models are acceptable, but only as a comparison to progerin producing models …

Google AI Residency Program

Applications Close 19.12 2019. Program trains and supports the next generation of deep learning researchers. Residents will have the opportunity to be mentored by distinguished scientists and engineers from various teams within Google AI, and work on real-world machine learning problems and applications. In addition, they will also have the opportunity to collaborate and partner closely with various research groups across Google and Alphabet. Ideal candidates have a degree (BS, MS or PhD) or equivalent experience in STEM field such as CS, Math or Statistics. …

Rubincam Youth Writing Competition [National Genealogical Society]

Entries Due 15.12 2019. Competition to encourage and recognize youth as the next generation of family historians. Young persons worldwide are eligible to apply. Awards given annually for an appropriately prepared genealogy in the following categories: Senior: High school students in grades 9–12 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a USD $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non print). Junior: Middle school students in grades 6–8 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a USD $250 …

Education Research Conference Grants [Spencer Foundation]

Applications Due: 4.12 2019. Program provides support to scholars for small research conferences and focused symposia. This program is intended to bring together researchers whose substantive knowledge, theoretical insight, and methodological expertise can be assembled in ways that build upon and advance best practices in education research. This grant program supports conference proposals with budgets of USD $50,000 or less. Focus Areas Developing High-Quality Educators and Leaders Exploring Human Learning and Thriving Innovative Research Methods Proposals are accepted from the U.S. and internationally, however all …

Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Scholarship Grants

Proposals Close: 1.12 2019. Grants support emerging scholars through small grants; promote scholarship with a social policy application; and encourage projects that address contemporary issues in the social sciences. The foundation supports projects with a social policy application on either a global or local level. Proposals are evaluated based on overall merit of all aspects of the application. Open to current PhD (or DrPH) candidates who are working on their dissertation. Applicants must have defended their dissertation proposal or had their topic approved by their …

Orbit Your Thesis [European Space Agency]

Letters of Intent due 1.12 2019. University student teams are invited to submit proposals related to designing, building and operating an experiment that will be launched to the International Space Station and hosted inside the ICE Cubes facility for up to 4 months. Nominally the proposed experiments should aim to fit into 1 U Cube, however, depending on the complexity of the experiment and the availability of slots on the facility, ESA Education may consider larger configurations. Experiments are required to be a key part …

Innovation Research Grants [American Foundation for Suicide Prevention]

Grants Close 15.11 2019. Grants support studies that will increase understanding of suicide, or test treatments and other interventions that save lives. Grants are awarded to individuals affiliated with not-for-profit institutions or organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Categories Distinguished Investigator Innovation Grants: Awarded to investigators at the level of associate professor or higher with an established record of research and publication on suicide. Up to USD $125,000 over 2 years. Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grants: Awarded to investigators who have received a Ph.D., M.D., …