The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. This nonresidential postdoctoral fellowship funds proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through professional development activities involving National Academy of Education members.
Applicant should have a demonstrated record of research experience in education. Proposed project must be an education research project. NAEd funds studies that examine the efficacy of curriculum and teaching methods, however, we do not fund the initial development of curriculum or instructional programs. Applications will be judged on the applicant’s past research record, career trajectory in education research, and the quality of the project described in the application. Applications must be made by the individual applying for the fellowship; group applications will not be accepted. Non-US citizens are welcome to apply.