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IES Research Funding Opportunities On-Demand Webinars & Technical Assistance

The Institute of Education Sciences is hosting a series of on-demand webinars for those interested in FY 2022 funding opportunities. The webinars are presented by staff from the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) and the National Center for Education Research (NCER). The on-demand webinars will be posted on a rolling basis and include presentations, transcripts, and closed-caption video recordings.

If you have specific questions for IES program officers, we suggest attending Virtual Office hours which will be held between June 29 – August 4, 2021. For the virtual office hours schedule, visit the Virtual Office Hours webpage. For information on specific FY 2022 competitions, visit the IES funding opportunities website.

The IES-funded Cost Analysis in Practice Project provides free, on-demand tools, guidance, and technical assistance to researchers and practitioners who are planning or conducting economic evaluations for IES-funded work and/or to inform the delivery of education to students in the United States. Contact the CAP Help Desk to submit inquiries about conducting cost analysis, cost-feasibility analysis, or cost-effectiveness analysis of educational programs and practices in the U.S. You will be connected with a member of the CAP Project Team within two business days. Any information shared by requesters with the CAP Project Help Desk will be treated as strictly confidential. Additional resources are available on the Inside IES Research blog and on the SEER Standards page.

On Demand Webinars

Research to Accelerate Pandemic Recovery in Special Education (84.324X)
In this webinar, IES staff provide an overview of the Research to Accelerate Pandemic Recovery in Special Education grants program. Under this program, the National Center for Special Education Research will support research that directly addresses a pandemic-related problem, issue, or intervention (program, policy, or practice); has the potential to significantly and rapidly improve outcomes for students with or at risk for disabilities; and will provide actionable and timely results to districts and schools. Applicants interested in this program are also advised to sign up for the related virtual office hours.
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IES Basic Overview of Research Grants and Information for New Applicants to IES
In this webinar, IES staff provide general information about the funding opportunities in NCER and NCSER, the research project types, and the peer review process. IES staff also provide tips for first-time applicants. If you have not applied to IES before, or you are considering applying to IES, this webinar provides a broad overview of our grant funding and some considerations to help you decide whether to submit an application.
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IES Grant Writing Workshop
This Grant Writing Workshop webinar focuses on in-depth information about preparing applications in response to Requests for Applications.
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Funding Opportunities for Minority Serving Institutions
The purpose of this webinar is to increase awareness of researchers at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) of education research and training funding opportunities at IES. After a brief overview of FY21 Funding Opportunities, the webinar will focus on the new Early Career Mentoring Program for Faculty at Minority Serving Institutions. Applicants interested in this program are also advised to sign up for the related virtual office hour.
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IES Application Process
During this Application Process webinar, IES staff provide information regarding the grant submission process. Topics focus on the application instructions, including content, registration, and submission through Grants.gov, and application forms.
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Videos

After Submitting an IES Application
In this video, The IES Office of Science, which oversees the peer review of grant applications, describes what happens to your IES grant application after you submit it to Grants.gov.
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IES Peer Review Panel Discussion
This video by the IES Office of Science invites you to take an inside look at a peer review panel meeting for grant applications submitted to NCER and NCSER.
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