Russell Sage Foundation - William T. Grant Foundation - Improving Education and Reducing Inequality in the United States
We seek research projects that deepen our understanding of educational opportunity and success in the United States by using data on academic achievement from the Stanford Education Data Archive constructed by Sean Reardon and colleagues (http://seda.stanford.edu).
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences (RIDIR)
As part of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21) activity, the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) seeks to develop user-friendly large-scale next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research in SBE areas of study.
William T. Grant Foundation - Research Grants
The William T. Grant Foundation supports high-quality research that is relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States. The foundation funds research that increases the understanding of programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes, and research that identifies, builds, and tests strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth.
Stanford University - Hoover Institution - Research Fellowships
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives offers competitive fellowships to support research based in their collections. All recipients will be expected to spend a minimum of ten days in the Library & Archives.
United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) - JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme
Jointly organized by the United Nations University and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the JSPS–UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is designed to provide promising, highly qualified, young researchers with the opportunity to conduct advanced research relevant to the main thematic focus areas of the UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS, Tokyo) in cooperation with host researchers at Japanese universities and research institutions. UNU-IAS acts as the nominating authority for the JSPS–UNU Programme. This fellowship is aimed at candidates who have completed their doctorates in the past six years and also have professional and/or research experience. UNU-IAS will assist in securing acceptance from host researchers for short-listed candidates.
United Nations (UN) - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) - UNU-WIDER PhD Internships
The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics (UNU-WIDER) PhD Internship Programme gives registered doctoral students an opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their PhD dissertation or thesis research, and to work with UNU-WIDER researchers in areas of mutual interest. During their time in Helsinki, PhD interns prepare one or more research papers and present a seminar on their research findings. PhD interns may also have the opportunity to publish their research in the WIDER Working Paper Series.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)
The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally-engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate or graduate students in high quality international research, education and professional development experiences in NSF-funded research areas.
Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation - Faculty Research Grants
Faculty Research Grants sponsor current faculty to conduct research in Ras Al Khaimah and the United Arab Emirates as part of a sabbatical leave. The grant includes return economy airfares, in-country accommodation, per diem, and research support. Depending on the project, additional funding may be allocated to cover actual expenses of the research.
Searle Freedom Trust - Grants
The Searle Freedom Trust is primarily interested in supporting domestic public policy research. Recognizing that good policymaking relies on the availability of high-quality research, the foundation invests primarily in scholarship that results in the publication of books, journal articles, and policy papers. Funding is typically provided in the form of research grants, fellowships, and other types of targeted project support.
Samuel Rubin Foundation Grant
The Foundation's general purpose is to carry on the vision of its founder, Samuel Rubin, whose life was dedicated to the pursuit of peace and justice and the search for an equitable reallocation of the world's resources. The Foundation believes that these objectives can be achieved only through the fullest implementation of social, economic, political, civil and cultural rights for all the world's people.