Note: See "Other IES Funding Opportunities" for IES grants that follow different application procedures.
The Institute of Education Sciences has an overarching priority to support research that contributes to school readiness and improved academic achievement for all students and particularly for those whose education prospects are hindered by inadequate education services and conditions associated with poverty, race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, disability, and family circumstance. Please read an Overview of IES Research and Research Training Grant Programs for background information. Please note that not all of the Institute's research and research training programs are offered each funding year and that the requirements for research and research training programs may change from one year to the next.
The Institute is holding two special competitions for the FY 2016: Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions (CFDA Number 84.305L) and Special Education Interventions (CFDA Number 84.324L) (announced in the Federal Register on September 28, 2015). See the program announcements below for the Request for Applications and application instructions. NEW
In FY 2016, the Institute will support the following research programs (announced in the Federal Register on April 15, 2015).
In FY 2016, the Institute will support the following research training programs (announced in the Federal Register on April 15, 2015).
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