Spencer Dissertation Fellowship

  • Scholarship Intent: To encourage a new generation of scholars from a variety of fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education.
  • Criteria:
    1) Contact organization for specific majors that apply.
    2) Must be candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school in the US.
    3) Open to all eligible applicants regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
    4) Applications must be made by the individual applying for the fellowship; group applications will not be accepted.
    5) Fellows may not accept employment other than as described in the application, nor may they accept others awards without prior approval that would provide duplicate benefits.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: PhD
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: HALF-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: The Spencer Foundation
  • Contact Person title: Dissertation Fellowship Office
  • Street Address: 500 5th Street, NW Washington, D.C 20001
  • Phone Number: (202)334-2341
  • Extension:
  • Email: info@naeducation.org
  • Number of Awards: Up to 35
    Deadline: October 6, 2016 by 5pm Eastern Time