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American Educational Research Association

Research Grant

  • Supports highly competitive studies using rigorous quantitative methods to examine large-scale, education-related data. This research and training program is designed to advance knowledge and build research capacity in education and STEM education and learning.
  • Encourages proposals across the life span and contexts of education and learning of relevance to STEM policy and practice
  • Focus areas include but are not limited to such issues as student achievement in STEM, contextual factors in education, educational participation and persistence (pre-kindergarten through graduate school), early childhood education and development, postsecondary education, and the STEM workforce and transitions. Studies that examine issues of specific racial and ethnic groups, social classes, genders, or persons with disabilities are encouraged.
  • Open to field-initiated research and welcomes proposals that:
    • develop or benefit from advanced statistical or innovative quantitative methods or measures;
    • analyze more than one large-scale national or international federally funded data set, or more than one statewide longitudinal data system (SLDS) or incorporate other data enhancements;
    • integrate, link, or blend multiple large-scale data sources; or
    • undertake replication research of major findings or major studies using large-scale, federally supported or enhanced data.

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Simons Foundation

  • Mathematics
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Life sciences-origins of life, microbial oceanography, microbial ecology and evolution
  • Autism research
Mathematics and Physical Sciences -
Life Sciences -

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Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Early Career Travel Awards
  • Funds travel awards to early career participants for travel to SIAM conferences. The awards (unless otherwise noted in the award letter) come with free registration.
  • Consists of $650 for domestic travel and $800 for intercontinental travel. For conferences that do not include free registration, $150 is added to the award total.
  • Early career means an applicant must be within six years of their Ph.D. at the time of the conference

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