Scholarships Opportunities

Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education

Dissertation Fellowship Program
The Spencer Foundation
875 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3930
Chicago, IL 60611-1803
Phone: (312) 274-7110
Web site:

The Association for Institutional Research

The Association for Institutional Research offers $15,000 dissertation fellowships to doctoral students who are interested in using national databases to study postsecondary education issues. Research grants also are available to faculty. While the deadlines for this year are upon us, these are opportunities to keep in mind for future years and call to the attention of our faculty and students.

The full array of grant opportunities is outlined at the AIR Web site:

Ford Foundation Fellowships for Minorities

Fellowships Office, GR 346A
National Research Council of the National Academies
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 334-2872
Fax: (202) 334-3419
Web site: