Office of Research

The vision for research at U-M SOE is ambitious. We are dedicated to studying and improving education practice, policy, and the contexts of teaching and learning in order to build a just society.

Selected Proposal Deadlines

Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

August 23, 2018 Education Research Grants
August 9, 2018 Education Research and Development Centers
August 23, 2018 Statistical and Research Methodology in Education
August 23, 2018 Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy
March 7, 2019 Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions
August 23, 2018 Special Education Research
August 23, 2018 Research Training Programs in Special Education
March 7, 2019 Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions
August 9, 2018 Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Policy and Practice in Special Education

National Science Foundation (NSF)

November 7, 2018.
Declare Intent to Submit by 6/29/18
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
November 14, 2018, annually thereafter Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12)
December 11, 2018; see website for deadline for Exploration and Design Tier Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR)
July 16, 2018
January 15, 2019
July 16, 2018
January 15, 2019
Social Psychology
August 15, 2018
January 15, 2019
January 9, 2019
Second Wednesday in January
Every Other Year Thereafter
ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE)

July 11, 2018
Second Wednesday in July Annually Thereafter
January 16, 2019
Third Wednesday in January
Annually Thereafter

Science of Learning (SL)
April 2, 2018 to January 16, 2019 Accelerating Discovery: Educating the Future STEM Workforce (AD)
July 16, 2018
January 15, 2019
Developmental Sciences (DS)
July 18, 19, 20, 2018
Third Wednesday, Thursday, Friday in July
Annually Thereafter
Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)
August 8, 2018
Second Wednesday in August
Annually Thereafter
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)
September 13, 2018 EHR Core Research (ECR)
No Deadline STEM + Computing K-12 Education (STEM+C)

Spencer Foundation

February 1, 2018
May 1, 2018
August 1, 2018
Small Research Grants
TBA 2018Research-Practice Partnerships
TBA 2018Lyle Spencer Research Awards
TBA 2018Midcareer Grant Program

William T. Grant Foundation

LOI: May 2, 2018
LOI: August 1, 2018
Research Grants
July 5, 2018 Scholars Awards

Faculty Support

Faculty Support

The Office of Research can help with many of the steps to funding your research.

Learn more about supports for faculty regarding grant applications and management.

Consultation Services

Consultation Services

The SOE can serve as a collaborating partner for those in the broader educational community seeking to conduct research.

Learn more about how the Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) can help with design, evaluation, and other research-related services.

Current Awards

Current Awards

Curious about what research has caught the eye of funding agencies?

Learn more about the work that is currently supported at the SOE.

Find an Expert

Find an Expert

Looking to connect with experts across a wide array of educational topics?

Learn more about contacting SOE scholars who have expertise in educational matters of importance to you.