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Funding Opportunities

Webinar Series

The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) and the National Center for Education Research (NCER) within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) host a series of webinars related to research funding opportunities.

To view slides from previous webinar sessions discussing research funding opportunities, browse here.

  • Basic Overview: During this webinar, IES staff will provide a general overview of IES, NCER and NCSER funding opportunities, the IES goal structure, and the peer review process.
    Tuesday, May 20th, 1 – 2:30pm, ET.
    To register, click here.


  • Grant Writing Workshop for Minority Serving Institutions: During this workshop, IES staff will provide more in-depth information about preparing applications in response to current requests for applications and the IES goal structure. The webinar will focus on general research requirements, preparing a research narrative, building a strong research team, and forming partnerships with schools.
    Tuesday, May 27th, 2 – 3:30pm, ET.
    To register, click here.


  • Early Career Investigators: During this webinar, NCSER Staff will provide information about preparing an early career application for research and mentorship in special education.
    Wednesday, May 28th, 2 – 3:30pm, ET.
    To register, click here.


  • Grant Writing Workshop: During this workshop, IES staff will provide more in-depth information about preparing applications in response to current requests for applications and the IES goal structure.
    Thursday, May 29th 2 – 3:30pm, ET.
    To register, click here.


  • Overview of Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships in Education Research: During this webinar, IES staff will provide information on applying for a Research Partnerships grant including the requirements for the partnerships and their research.
    Thursday, June 5, 2 – 3:30pm, ET.
    To register, click here.


  • Application Submission Process: During this webinar, IES staff will provide information regarding the application submission process, including Grants.gov registration, content and formatting requirements, and application forms.
    Wednesday, June 11th, 2 – 3:30pm, ET.
    To register, click here.


  • Application Submission Process: During this webinar, IES staff will provide information regarding the application submission process, including Grants.gov registration, content and formatting requirements, and application forms.
    Wednesday, June 25th, 2 – 3:30pm, ET.
    To register, click here.