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Blog Post: Scholars Program

We are pleased to announce the 2014 class of William T. Grant Scholars. Launched in 1982, the Scholars Program supports the professional development of promising early-career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. To date, the program has sponsored more than 150 up-and-coming researchers. Each Scholar will receive $350,000 to execute rigorous five-year research […]

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Blog Post: Scholars Program

Two William T. Grant Scholars have been awarded grants to support their development as mentors to junior colleagues. The Scholars will mentor two promising post-doctoral fellows in enhancing their methodological skills, publication records, and career networks. The Scholars mentoring grant is designed to help Scholars hone their skills and abilities as mentors and help researchers […]

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Blog Post: Scholars Program

Three William T. Grant Scholars will be receiving Mentoring Grants this year. Donald Chi, Adriana Galvan, and Tamara Leech will receive support to enhance their mentoring relationships with young researchers of color. “Academics generally receive strong technical and methodological training, but less support around mentorship,” said Vivian Tseng, vice president of program. “This grant fosters […]

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Blog Post: Scholars Program

We are pleased to announce the 2015 class of William T. Grant Scholars. Launched in 1982, the Scholars Program supports the professional development of promising early-career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. To date, the program has sponsored more than 150 up-and-coming researchers. Each Scholar will receive $350,000 to execute rigorous five-year research […]

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Blog Post: Scholars Program

Are you considering applying to the William T. Grant Scholars Program? This webinar provides an overview of the program and outlines our current focus areas: reducing inequality and understanding the use of research evidence:

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Blog Post: Featured Grantee

Guanglei Hong is using advanced statistics to understand the nature of educational settings and the ways that public policies and teachers’ practices affect the academic growth of immigrant-origin students whose first language is not English. As a native Mandarin speaker, Hong continued to work on her English language skills throughout her graduate studies in the […]

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Blog Post: Grant Announcements

We’re pleased to announce three new research grants in support of our interests in understanding the use of research evidence and in understanding everyday youth settings that affect young people. We’ve also awarded two capacity-building grants that will support connections between research and practice. “These studies contribute to our efforts to improve the use and […]

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Blog Post: Featured Grantee

By bringing racial justice to the work I’m already doing, I can make it matter.

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Blog Post: Applying for Grants

The Foundation is interested in funding studies that examine social movements as a strategy to target macro-structural inequalities that affect youth outcomes. Such studies might focus on youth-led movements or on adult-led movements that affect youth, but the central focus should examine the conditions or mechanisms through which movements can reduce inequality in youth outcomes.

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Blog Post: President's Comment

I’m excited to meet up with colleagues and talk about important topics in education research and practice at the upcoming meeting of the American Education Research Association.

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The online application is currently closed. The deadline for 2021 applications is TBD. Download the 2020 Application Guidelines (Updated April 2020) Download the 2020 Submission Instructions Program Overview The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand researchers’ expertise in […]

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Blog Post: Applying for Grants

As you prepare your LOI, ask yourself: what strategy might reduce unequal outcomes among youth ages 5-25 in the United States? Simply, put, what can be changed to make things better?

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Blog Post: Reducing Inequality

By expanding and equalizing youth civic engagement, we can begin improve youth outcomes. Research helps by making diagnoses and solutions more rigorous and precise, but youth must be part of the conversation.

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CLASS of 2025 Manasi Deshpande, Ph.D.Reducing Inequality through Improved Outcomes for Children Receiving SSI Benefits Terrance Green, Ph.D. Are Racial Equity Policies an Effective Lever to Reduce Educational Inequality for Black Students? Sarah Lipson, Ph.D. Structural Stigma and Suicide Risk in Gender & Racial Minority Students: A Novel Study to Understand & Reduce Inequality Jayanti […]

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Blog Post: Featured Grantee

We found that low-income boys who live alongside more affluent neighbors engaged in more antisocial behavior than their low-income peers growing up in concentrated poverty.

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