Purpose: to support dissertation research addressing issues of significance related to Head Start, Early Head Start, and CCDF, that will inform policy decisions and solutions, especially for underserved or understudied populations.
Research Topics: Applied research questions that will inform and improve Head Start, Early Head Start, and/or child care policies and practice on topics of current interest. For suggestions of topics that may be of interest to ACF, click the links for the full announcements (above).
Eligilibilty: Doctoral-level graduate students who have a faculty mentor with a Ph.D. or equivalent in the respective field who conducts research as a primary professional responsibility in their university.
Award: $25,000 may be awarded for each budget period.
Deadlines: May 15 for letters of intent; June 16 for applications.