2013 ETAResearch Papers Program
Program Information

2013 Employment and Training Administration’s Research Papers Program.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA), and on its behalf IMPAQ International (IMPAQ), are pleased to announce the competition of the 2013 ETA Research Papers Program and invite Doctoral and Post-Doctoral students in the fields of public policy, economics, and other social sciences to perform research on issues relating to employment and training. ETA plans to award approximately $80,000 on a competitive basis to fund up to 10 research papers. Selected applicants have six months to produce their research paper. Winning proposals must be relevant to ETA policies and address topics on employment and training issues while exhibiting thematic creativity, well-thought out designs, and valid and appropriate methods.

The Application Process

In order to successfully submit an application package, candidates for the program must complete the following:

1. Complete an Application Information Form and Advisor Information Form.

2. Submit the Research Proposal along with the following forms: Applicant Information Form, Signed Advisor Information Form, Project Timeline, Budget, and Curriculum Vitae.

Note: The proposal and all supporting documents must be submitted electronically as both Microsoft Word Format (.doc or.docx) and Portable Document Format (.PDF), except for the letter of recommendation, to ETAResearchPapersProgram@impaqint.com. Any application which does not meet this requirement will be considered not eligible for this solicitation.ETA does not commit to reviewing any submissions that are incomplete or not compliant with the specifications laid out in the Program Information Form.

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