The National Academy of Education awards two professional development fellowships: a dissertation fellowship program and a postdoctoral fellowship program. These programs seek to encourage a new generation of scholars to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education or to support early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. Additionally, those selected participate in professional development retreats with National Academy of Education members, senior scholars, and other preeminent leaders in the field.
The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. This fellowship support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. The application deadline is Oct. 4.
The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program has a deadline of November 1, 2013. See that calendar entry for additional information.