The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant is intended to provide support for students interested in a career in global early child development who are from or doing research in low- or middle-income countries.


The grant, offers US $5,000for students interested in global early child development to support dissertation researchwhich includeschildren, prenatal to 6 years of age living in low- or middle- income countries, as defined by the World Bank.

Please find a full list of potential topics whichcanbe coveredin the Grant Applicationdetails.This also lists details on how to apply, eligibility andgeneralinformation.


About Patrice Engle

Patrice L. Engle, Ph.D. (1944-2012) was a pioneer and leader in global early child development who launched a highly productive career to ensure that children throughout the world received the health care, nutrition, nurturance, and early learning opportunities they needed to be successful.

The best legacy to Pat is to ensure that junior scholars are well trained in the science-to-policy model that guided her work in global early child development.