Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Grants Focused on Systemic Replication CFDA Number 84.305R

Funding Agency:
Department of Education

 In awarding these grants, the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) intends to provide national leadership in expanding knowledge and understanding of (1) developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for a disability, (2) education outcomes for all learners from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education, and (3) employment and wage outcomes when relevant (such as for those engaged in career and technical, postsecondary, or adult education).  The Institute’s research grant programs are designed to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all learners.  These interested individuals include parents, educators, learners, researchers, and policymakers.  In carrying out its grant programs, the Institute provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need.

Research Grants Focused on Systematic Replication. Under this competition, NCSER will consider only applications that address identifying what works in special education through systematic replication. The list of interventions identified for replication is available on the IES website at:

Deadline: Aug. 29, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

 Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and forprofit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Funding Type





Social Sciences

External Deadline

August 29, 2019