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Fellowship Programs

The National Academy of Education awards two professional development fellowship programs in partnership with the Spencer Foundation. These programs seek to encourage new generations of scholars to undertake and strengthen research relevant to the improvement of education and support early-career scholars working in critical areas of education research. In addition, fellows participate in professional development retreats with National Academy of Education members, senior scholars, and other leaders in the field.

The deadline has passed for the 2023 application cycle. The portal will next open in August, with dissertation applications due October 5, 2023, and postdoctoral applications due November 15, 2023.

Research at the Academy

The National Academy of Education is dedicated to advancing high-quality education research for use in policy and practice. Learn more about our current initiatives and reports.


Remembering Carl Kaestle

We were deeply saddened to learn of the loss of former NAEd President Carl Kaestle. We are honored to share the following tribute to his life and career, written by NAEd member and former president Michael Feuer. Members may share their individual remembrances of Carl...

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Upcoming Events

NAEd Members Breakfast
April 15, 2023
Chicago, IL

NAEd Annual Meeting & NAEd/Spencer Fall Fellows Retreat
November 1-3, 2023
Washington, DC

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