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Grants & Awards
The Association of Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) supports several grants and awards programs.
Roe L. Johns Travel Grants
Roe L. Johns Travel Grants are need based travel grants awarded to graduate students in the area of education finance and policy who present papers at the AEFP Annual Conference.
Local Policy Maker and Education Practitioner Conference Registration Waiver
To encourage AEFP Conference participation by policy makers and education practitioners, AEFP will offer a limited number of conference registration waivers to individuals located in or near the conference city.
Jean Flanigan Outstanding Dissertation Award
New Scholars Award
AEFP’s New Scholars Award Program is intended to support significant research by master’s students, doctoral students, and recent graduates in education finance and policy. The program also aims to promote new scholars’ participation in the AEFP community.
2012 New Scholars Award Winners:
Niu Gao, PhD Candidate Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Florida State University
Quentin Brummet, PhD Candidate Department of Economics, Michigan State University
Steven Hemelt, Postdoctoral Research Fellow Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
Outstanding Service Award
The Outstanding Service Award recognizes contributions made to public policy development, research, public understanding, local school finance development and service to the AEFP. The award is presented to each year's winner at the AEFP Annual Conference. See a list of past award winners.
AERA Grants Program
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) provides AERA Grants, a program that provides small grants, fellowships, and training for researchers who conduct studies of education policy and practice, using quantitative methods. Grant program studies includes data analysis from the large-scale data sets sponsored by National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).