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Institute of Education Sciences (IES): National Center for Education Research (NCER): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice, Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.305N
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Service Source Final Application Due Date Funding Available Match Required
Education Federal
01-11-2024 N/A No Match
  • Service
  • Source
  • Final Application Due Date
  • Funding Available
  • Match Required
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  • Current
  • Forecasted
  • N/A
  • $800,000
  • Award Floor
  • Award Ceiling
    • Opportunity Type Discretionary
    • CFDA

      84.305 -- Education Research, Development and Dissemination


    Note:Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information.

    For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Revised Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on December 7, 2022.

    Purpose of Program: In awarding the research grants, theInstitute of Education Sciences (IES) intends to provide national leadership in expanding knowledge and understanding of (1) education outcomes for all learners from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education, and (2) employment and wage outcomes when relevant (such as for those engaged in career andtechnical, postsecondary, or adult education). IESresearch grant programs are designed to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all learners. These interested individuals include parents, educators, learners, researchers, and policymakers. In carrying out its grant programs, IES provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need. In awarding research training grant programs, IES aims to prepare individuals to conduct rigorous and relevant education and special education research that advances knowledge within the field and addresses issues important to education policymakers and practitioners.

    Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.305N.

    • IHE
    • Local Government
    • Non-Profit
    • Other
    • State Government
    • Tribal Government
    Additional Eligibility Information

    For all other competitions in this notice, applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct rigorous research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

    Key Date(s)
    • September 11, 2023: Posted Date
    • September 25, 2023: Last Updated Date
    • January 11, 2024: Current Closing Date for Applications
    • January 11, 2024: Application Due Date
    • February 10, 2024: Application Archive Date
    Contact Information

    Julius C Cotton

    ED FIND Systems Admin. Phone 202-245-6288 Program Managers: Erin Higgins, U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), e-Mail:, Telephone: (202) 987-1532 or Corinne Alfeld, U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), e-Mail:, Telephone: (202) 987-0835


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