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Funding Opportunities

The following funding opportunities are available for doctoral students in Neag’s Special Education Program:

Dean’s Doctoral Scholar Program

Application Deadline: December 1

Receive funding for four years of full-time study with one of our nationally recognized faculty. The Dean’s Doctoral Scholar Program is for students interested in research in the areas of

  • Equity and Social Justice
  • STEM Education
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Educator Quality and Effectiveness

National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention

Application Deadline: December 1

Are you interested in research on intensive interventions for students with academic difficulties and behavioral difficulties? This unique funding opportunity provides four years of funding for full-time study as part of a national consortium with other student scholars and faculty at partner institutions.


Additional funding opportunities often are available through individual faculty research projects. Talk to a potential advisor for more information.