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NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship

Application deadline: October 3, 2024, 5:00 PM ET.

Thank you for your interest in the NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship! We look forward to receiving your application. Before you begin, review the information on our website

General Advice

  • Start your application early to allow ample time for those submitting letters of recommendation on your behalf. These individuals share the same deadline and need sufficient time to write their recommendations. Although the system will automatically email the references with detailed instructions, reviewing the guidelines in advance is wise to assist with the process. We recommend notifying your reference writers about the application and its requirements as soon as you begin.
  • You can submit your application before your references upload their letters of recommendation.
  • Make sure to regularly save your progress. You can save, exit, and return to edit your application until the deadline.
The 2025 application portal opens July 1, 2024.