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).
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) - Health Policy Research Scholars
Health Policy Research Scholars is a leadership development opportunity for ﬁrst- and second-year full-time doctoral students from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds—students whose ethnicity, socioeconomic status, ability, and other factors allow them to bring unique and diverse perspectives to their research. They want to apply their research to advance health and equity, and their innovation helps build a Culture of Health, one that enables everyone in America to live longer, healthier lives.
Sociologists for Women in Society - Esther Ngan-ling Chow and Mareyjoyce Green Scholarship
Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), has worked to build a coalition of women scholars who share concerns about the status of women both domestically and internationally. In keeping with that mission, SWS established a Women of Color Scholarship at its annual meeting in February 2007. The primary purposes of the scholarship are: 1) To offer support to female scholars who are from underrepresented groups and are studying concerns that women of color face domestically and/or internationally; 2) To increase the participation of students of color in SWS.
New York Community Trust (NYCT) - Doctoral Dissertation Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Scholars)
Grants are available to help support dissertation expenses of doctoral students in the United States and Canada whose studies have the potential for adding significantly to knowledge about problems in the functioning or well being of children, adults, couples, families, or communities, or about interventions designed to prevent or alleviate such problems. The research for which funding is requested must focus on the United States or Canada or on a comparison between the United States or Canada and one or more other countries.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) - Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants (DDRI)
The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is a standing, interdisciplinary program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE). MMS supports the development of innovative, analytical, and statistical methods and models for those sciences. The Program interacts with the other programs in SBE as well as other programs in the Foundation. The Program also partners with a consortium of federal statistical agencies to support research proposals that further the development of new and innovative approaches to surveys and to the analysis of survey data.
Mathematica Policy Research - Summer Fellowships
The Summer Fellowship Program at Mathematica Policy Research welcomes doctoral students to spend 12 weeks at one of Mathematica’s six office locations. Fellows will be mentored by senior staff, learn about Mathematica and its work, and have the opportunity to shadow Mathematica staff members working on research projects and proposals. At the conclusion of the fellowship, fellows will present a seminar on their research project.
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum - Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award
The Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert M. Teeter is an annual award given to a doctoral student to support dissertation research and writing in any field related to any aspect of the United States political process and public policy during the last half of the 20th century. Of special interest is the role and analysis of public opinion in that process. The Selection Committee encourages applications from doctoral students in a wide range of fields, including Political Science, History, Journalism, Communications, Public Policy, Foreign Relations, and American Studies.
Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation - Doctoral Research Grants
The Al Qasimi Foundation's Doctoral Research Grants encourage scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research toward informing policy-making in the United Arab Emirates. Doctoral Research Grants financially support PhD candidates in the research phase of their dissertations. Currently, two awards are available each year for applied research projects that have Ras Al Khaimah as a primary site for data gathering and analysis.
Washington Center for Equitable Growth - Grant Program
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth seeks to deepen our understanding of whether and how inequality affects economic growth and stability. Our academic grants program is building a portfolio of cutting-edge scholarly research investigating the various channels through which economic inequality may (or may not) impact economic growth and stability, both directly and indirectly.
Charles Koch Foundation - Grants
The Charles Koch Foundation supports research that spurs social progress, well-being, and long-term prosperity. Although we invite proposals for a select number of issues, we encourage proposals for any research that shares the goals and vision of the Charles Koch Foundation.