II. Education Grants
Program: Improving Institutional Research in Postsecondary Educational Institutions
Agency: Association for Institutional Research
Next Deadline: mid-January 2011
Supports postsecondary education professionals and doctoral students to conduct research using national databases at the National Center for Ed Statistics (NCES) and NSF. Program goals: to provide professional development opportunities to Ph.D. students, institutional researchers, educators and administrators, and to foster the use of the federal databases for institutional research in postsecondary education. The program has two major research support components: Dissertation Fellowships and Research Grants. See http://www.airweb.org/?page=818 for details.
Contact: Randy Swing, Executive Director
1435 East Piedmont Drive, Suite 211
Tallahassee, FL 32308
2) Program: Fulbright-Hays: Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship
Agency: U.S. Department of Education
Next Deadline: November 16, 2010
Helps institutions strengthen foreign language and area studies programs by supporting faculty to conduct research abroad in modern foreign language and area studies. Overall goal is to strengthen knowledge on world areas not widely included in American curricula that focuses on critical languages, such as Farsi. Western Europe and U.S. projects are not eligible. In FY 11, approximately $1.7 million is available for 22 awards. See http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsfra/index.html for details.
Contact: Cynthia Dudzinski, Program Officer
1990 K Street, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20006-8544