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The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) will consider unsolicited applications for research, evaluation, and statistics projects that would make significant contributions to the mission of the organization.

Under this announcement, we will consider applications for projects that are not eligible under our FY2024 grant competitions, both open and closed, described at The applicant must demonstrate that the project was not eligible under one of our FY2024 grant competitions. In addition, we do not provide funds for projects that consist solely of program delivery or the provision of services to students. Activities supported by IES must be relevant to U.S. schools.

The National Center for Education Research is not holding the following competitions in FY2024: National Center for Education Research's Predoctoral, Postdoctoral, and Pathways Education Research Training programs (irregularly competed as topics under ALN 84.305B), and the National Center for Special Education Research's Postdoctoral Research and Methods Training programs (irregularly competed as topics under ALN 84.324B). IES will not consider applications under this unsolicited announcement that in prior years would have been eligible under those competitions.

FY 2024 Unsolicited Grant Opportunities announcement:
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