The WCER (Wisconsin Center for Education Research) Fellows Program offer 4-years of full-funding (tuition remission, a $28,000 annual stipend, health care and travel funds) and wrap-around professional development support to underrepresented students pursuing a doctoral degree in any discipline within the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Participating departments within the UW-Madison School of Education include Counseling Psychology, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Educational Policy Studies, Educational Psychology (including School Psychology program), Kinesiology, and Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education.
Mission: WCER Fellows seeks to contribute to the diversity of scholarly leaders in the professoriate and other research professions.
Goals: WCER Fellows will gain a wealth of skills by engagement in a diversity of research experiences without increasing time to degree completion.
The WCER Fellows website can be reviewed for further details and information on how to apply.
The ITP (Interdisciplinary Training Program) in Education Sciences offers up to 5-years of full-funding (tuition remission, health care and travel funds) to students seeking advanced training in methods of causal inference, statistics and experimental design in education sciences. Selected students will complete coursework in advanced methods and statistics, experimental design, cost-benefit analysis and interdisciplinary and disciplinary courses, as well as participate in research and translational apprenticeships.
Participating departments within UW-Madison include Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Political Science and Social Work (in the College of Letters and Sciences) and Educational Psychology, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and Educational Policy Studies (in the School of Education). Selected candidates must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents to apply.
Mission: Training researchers whose evidence-based results will help inform education policy and practice.
Goals: Preparing a new generation of education science scholars by training them in methods of causal inference in the social sciences, engaging them in a weekly seminar and supporting their translational research through a variety of internship opportunities.
The ITP website can be reviewed for further details