View 2018 - 2019 Department of Labor Scholars Program: Applications Accepted to April 6

The purpose of the DOL Scholars Program is to promote and expand labor research that directly relates to DOL policies and programs. The program expects to fund researchers, with individual awards ranging from $20,000–$50,000.

Interested applicants need to submit a technical proposal, a cost proposal, curriculum vitae, and one letter of recommendation by April 6, 2018 Application support materials are provided on the program website at

Awards will be made based on a combination of factors, including the rigor and appropriateness of the proposed methodology; the extent of innovation and creativity in the choice of topic or method; and the potential to inform policy decisions and contribute to scholarly literature.