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May 2008Vol. 9, No. 4Support for Young Scholars Studying Youth

The William T. Grant Foundation is holding its 28th annual competition for its Scholars Program, which is designed to support promising researchers in the early stages of their youth-oriented research careers. The foundation is interested in funding research on the settings of youth (aged 8–25), including schools, youth-serving organizations, neighborhoods, families, and peer groups. Eligible candidates should be early-career researchers at nonprofit organizations.

Four to six scholars will each receive $350,000 over 5 years. Awards will be made to the applicants' organizations. The deadline for applications is July 9, 2008. For more information, visit the foundation's website: