Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants

Please note the change in application date and application period, which is increased to 90 days.

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) plans to provide funds for Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants to support dissertation

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research by advanced graduate students who are working in partnership with Head Start programs and with faculty mentors.

Competitive applicants will 1) demonstrate a collaborative partnership with their program partners, and 2) pursue research questions that directly inform local, State, or Federal policy relevant to early care and education practice.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate an established partnership with their early care and education program partners that should be apparent throughout the research plan, from development and refinement of the research questions through the proposed data collection, interpretation, and dissemination.

For more information about OPRE, please go to http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/index.html.

For further information about previous Head Start Graduate Student Research Grantees, please refer to http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/hs/grad_student/index.html.

Awards are dependent on the availability of funds and the best interest of the federal government.

Please use the link below to access the full application.

Related Programs

Head Start

Department of Health and Human Services



Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2014-ACF-OPRE-YR-0785

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Accredited public, state-controlled, and private institutions of higher education acting on behalf of doctoral-level graduate students are eligible applicants.

In addition to other eligible institutions of higher education, eligible Tribally Controlled Land Grant Colleges and Universities, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, and faith-based institutions of higher education are encouraged to apply.

The faculty mentor who will serve as principal investigator must have a Ph.D.

or equivalent in the respective field and conduct research as a primary professional responsibility.

Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2014-ACF-OPRE-YR-0785

Contact:
ACF Applications Help Deskapp_support@acf.hhs.gov

Agency Email Description:
ACF Applications Help Desk

Agency Email:
app_support@acf.hhs.gov

Date Posted:
2014-04-14

Application Due Date:
2015-06-08

Archive Date:
2015-07-08




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