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Scholars Program

The William T. Grant Foundation Announces 11 New Scholars Finalists

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

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Grant Announcements

We are pleased to announce the 2016 class of William T. Grant Scholars. Launched in 1982, the Scholars Program supports the professional development of promising researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences who have received their degree within the past seven years. To date, the program has sponsored more than 150 talented researchers. Each […]

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2016 Application Guidelines for the William T. Grant Scholars Program Available Now

Updated for 2016, our new application guide describes the Foundation’s current research focus areas and outlines eligibility and selection criteria for the William T. Grant Scholars Program.

Scholars Program

We are proud to announce the finalists for the 2016 William T. Grant Scholars Program. These 10 early-career researchers were selected from a pool of 63 applicants after a rigorous review by our staff and selection committee.

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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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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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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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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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William T. Grant Scholars Program 2015 Application Guidelines Available Now

The William T. Grant Scholars Program is for early-career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. We encourage Scholars to tackle important questions that will advance theory, policy, and practice for youth. Applicants identify new methods, disciplines, or content they want to learn, and propose five-year research plans that foster their growth in those […]