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The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) announces that it will consider unsolicited applications for research, evaluation, and statistics projects that would make significant contributions to the mission of the organization. Under this announcement, IES can consider applications for projects that are not eligible under the Institute's FY2016 grant competitions. The Institute's grant competitions are those for the fiscal year (FY 2016), which are now closed, and are described at The applicant must demonstrate that the project was not eligible under one of the Institute's FY2016 grant competitions.

The Institute's National Center for Education Research did not accept Development and Innovation (Goal 2) applications under the Education Research Grants competition for FY 2016, and the Institute will not consider applications under this unsolicited announcement that in prior years would have been eligible under the Development and Innovation Goal of the Education Research Grant (CFDA 84.305) competition.

To view the FY 2016 Unsolicited Grant Opportunities announcement, click here. PDF File (43 KB)