US Department of Education (US ED) - Specific Requirements & Advice

Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs (2/12/18)

Grantmaking at ED
Common Guidelines for Education Research and Development and FAQs
(A report from the Institute of Educational Sciences/US ED and the National Science Foundation)

  • Guidance on building the evidence base in STEM learning
  • Provides guidelines for six types of education “research” projects
  • Overview of the nature, justification, evidence generation and so on for each project type



Institute of Education Science (IES) - Resources for Researchers
Webinars, methodological resources, peer review process, available data sets, etc.

FY 2020 Research Funding Webinars  - on-demand webinars for those who are interested in Fiscal Year 2020 funding opportunities and in learning more about IES covering:

  • IES Basic Overview of Research Grants and Information for New Applicants to IES
  • IES Grant Writing Workshop
  • IES Application Process
  • Funding Opportunities for Minority Serving Institutions
  • Research Grants Focused on Systematic Replication
  • NCSER Research Training Programs in Special Education: Early Career Development and Mentoring
  • Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences
  • National Research and Development Centers


UNH-developed US ED Proposal Development Tools and Resources

US ED Proposal Development Tools - Research Development Office

US ED Online Resources for Grant Seekers

Understanding Funding in the U.S. Department of Education – Presentation by Marjorie Piechowski