Encourages museums to use their collections, exhibits, and services to strengthen learning in the schools, in the home, and in partnership with community organizations.
Supports research that will identify and support new and ongoing interventions in mathematics and science education that improve math achievement for all students and close the achievement gaps in these academic areas.
Supports research that uses recent advances in cognitive science to address significant educational problems in order to establish a scientific foundation for educational practice by supporting research on key processes of attention, memory, and reasoning that are essential for academic achievement.
Program seeks to identify curriculum and instructional practices that are potentially effective for improving mathematics or science outcomes; develop new interventions and approaches to mathematics and science education; establish the efficacy of existing interventions and approaches; provide evidence on the effectiveness of mathematics and science interventions implemented at scale; and develop and validate assessments for mathematics and science learning.
Supports projects that provide training, courses, and/or programs leading to a degree or certificate in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation; or support for medical residents enrolled in residency training programs in the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Supports projects to train interpreters who provide services for the deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind. Absolute priorities for the national projects are for distance education as a medium for interpreter training (CFDA 84.160B).
Supports the development of U.S. educational researchers using NCES and NSF data sets for basic, policy, and applied research. Programs include research grants, dissertation grants, and AERA Institute on Statistical Analysis for Education Policy. Awards vary, but include stipends, living/relocation expenses, and travel to meetings.
Offers a graduate summer fellowship program designed to place contemporary and future social justice struggles within a national and historical context.
Offers financial assistance to minority students studying criminal justice. Applications are accepted from current college seniors and graduate students accepted into or enrolled in a program of doctoral studies in criminology.
The American Political Science Association, founded in 1903, is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 15,000 members in over eighty countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments, and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavor.