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New Report: The New Forgotten Half and Research Directions to Support Them

Extant research has already begun to shape the national conversation about higher education, but future research, especially in the areas outlined here, can give way to a better understanding of the types of smart policies and reforms that will improve outcomes for young people and the institutions that serve them.

New Report: Understanding Inequality and the Justice System Response

John Laub argues that social inequality both contributes to and is magnified by inequality in the justice system, and outlines areas where research may yield effective responses.

New Resources for Guidance on Applying for 2015 Research Grants and Fellowships

Updated for 2015, our new application guides describe the Foundation’s research focus areas and provide answers to frequently asked questions about the application process for research grants and Distinguished Fellowships. In these new guides, we’ve outlined our priorities for the research we support, our criteria for funding, and the procedures for submitting a letter of […]

Applying for Grants

I’d like to share advice with potential applicants about developing a letter of inquiry for our reducing inequality focus area.

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President's Comment

How can we stimulate research that will identify high-priority, powerful levers to reduce inequality?

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Changing the Conversation

After reviewing nearly 400 letters of inquiry, we share some thoughts about the research we want to support, along with recommendations for future applicants.

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Reducing Inequality

Prior research and development demonstrate that social policies can reduce inequality and its effects on young people, yet wide disparities remain. Substantial new efforts are needed to identify approaches that will reduce inequality in youth outcomes for future generations.

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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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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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Applying for Grants

Are you considering applying for a research grant from the William T. Grant Foundation? This webinar provides an overview of our research grants program and outlines our current focus areas: reducing inequality and understanding the use of research evidence:

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