OSF Grants

OSF-Grants to attend the AEDE Annual Meeting for Researchers from low- and middle-income countries 

The Economics of Education Association (AEDE), thanks to the endowment of the Open Society Foundations (OSF), supports researchers from low- and middle-income countries with grants to attend the 2022 AEDE Annual Meeting. Applicants should be working on one or more of the following fields related to Economics of Education: demand for schooling, educational finance, equity and inequality, intergenerational mobility, management and educational planning, educational production, efficiency and productivity, education and labor market, human capital and economic growth, …

These grants defray accommodation and transportation costs and registration fees associated with attending the annual Meeting of Economics of Education Association. Selected researchers will be scheduled to present their paper during the meeting. The amount of grants awarded will depend on the number of applications received. 

Preference is given to:

  • Researchers residing and/or working in low-income countries (a list of qualifying countries according to the World Bank classification can be found below) 
  • Phd students (enrolled as a student in a master’s or doctoral program)
  • Researchers working on inclusive education (from any kind of reason: disability, race, language, religion, gender, poverty, …)

Applicants must indicate their interests in applying for the grant by sending an email to meeting@economicsofeducation.com by 1st April, 2022. A complete application includes: 

  • The submission of a full paper (no longer than 25 pages, including tables and figures)  
  • Certificate of enrollment as a student in a master’s or doctoral program for PhD students
  • Certificate of residing and/or working in a low- or middle-income country 
  Low income economies  
Afganistan Guinea-Bissau Sierra Leone
Benin Haiti Somalia
Burkina Faso Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. South Sudan
Burudi Liberia Syrian Arab Republic
Central African Rep. Madagascar Tajikistan
Chad Malawi Tanzania
Congo, Dem.Rep. Mali Togo
Eritrea Mozambique Uganda
Ethiopia Nepal Yemen, Rep.
Gambia, The Niger  
Guinea Rwanda  
  Lower-middle income economies  
Angola India Papua New Guinea
Bangladesh Indonesia Philippines
Buthan Kenya Sao Tomé and Principe
Bolivia Kiribati Senegal
Cabo Verde Kyrgyz Republic Solomon Islands
Cambodia Lao PDR Sudan
Cameroon Lesotho Timor-Leste
Comoros Mauritania Tunisia
Congo, Rep. Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Ukraine
Cote d’Ivoire Moldova Uzbekistan
Djibouti Mongolia Vanuatu
Egypt, Arab Rep. Morocco Vietnam
El Salvador Myanmar West Bank and Gaza
Eswatini Nicaragua Zambia
Ghana Nigeria Zimbabwe
Honduras Pakistan  
  Upper-middle income economies  
Albania Fiji Namibia
Algeria Gabon Nauru
American Samoa Georgia North Macedonia
Argentina Grenada Paraguay
Armenia Guatemala Peru
Azerbaijan Guyana Romania
Belarus Iran, Islamic Rep. Russian Federation
Belize Iraq Samoa
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jamaica Serbia
Botswana Jordan Sri Lanka
Brazil Kazakhstan South Africa
Bulgaria Kosovo St. Lucia
China Lebanon St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Colombia Libya Suriname
Costa Rica Malaysia Thailand
Cuba Maldives Tonga
Dominica Marshall Islands Turkey
Dominican Republic Mauritius Turkmenistan
Equatorial Guinea Mexico Tuvalu
Ecuador Montenegro Venezuela, RB


Source: http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications/country-and-lending-groups#Low_income