Limited William T. Grant Foundation Funding Opportunity

UF Strategic Research Development and Corporate and Foundation are promoting the William T. Grant Scholars Program, which supports career development for early-career researchers investigating ways to reduce inequality in youth outcomes or improve the use of research evidence in decisions that benefit young people ages 5-25 in the United States. Each funding cycle, four to six William T. Grant Scholars are selected and awarded $350,000 over a five-year period. The award also includes a mentoring component for further support in expanding the applicant’s expertise.

The College of Education can only submit one nomination for internal consideration. If you wish to pursue this limited funding opportunity at the college level, please submit a 2-3 page concept paper to on or before Monday, April 17, 2023, at noon. The UF Research internal submission deadline is Monday, May 1, 2023. Selected nominees can work on their final proposal submissions until the William T. Grant Scholars Award deadline. Mentor and reference letters must be submitted to the William T. Grant Foundation using their online application system by Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at 3 PM EST, and applications are due on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at 3 PM EST.