The Association of Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) supports several grants and awards programs.
AEFP-Walton Family Foundation Award
AEFP-Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Award
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.
Early Career Award
The AEFP Early Career Award recognizes junior scholars (between 1 and 6 years post doctorate) with exemplary early career trajectories whose research substantially contributes to the field of education finance and policy. See a list of past award winners.
Jean Flanigan Outstanding Dissertation Award
New Scholars Award
The AEFP New Scholars Grant Program supports significant research by master’s and doctoral students whose research addresses education finance and policy. The program also aims to promote new scholars’ participation in the AEFP community. See a list of past award winners.
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).