Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program

Degree Level: Graduate

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Arts & Humanities, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: United States

Duration: One year, or Multi-year

Deadlines: October. Please check website below for the specific date.


The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $25,000 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.

Awards are for the completion of the dissertation.


Award Details

Amount: $25,000

Duration: 9-24 months

Degree: doctoral candidate

Fields of Study: Education-related research