Using the PIAAC Databases for Interdisciplinary Research

Fees and Funding

There are no fees to participate in these workshops.

The workshops are funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute for Educational Sciences and are open to researchers, practitioners, and policy analysts in the fields of education, sociology, public health, workforce development, correctional education and criminal justice, economics, or related areas.

U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. will receive a stipend to cover hotel costs, and a daily allowance for food for each day of the training event. These will be paid out according to federal rates posted by www.gsa.gov. Transportation to and from the workshop is the responsibility of the participant regardless of status.

Limited funds are available to cover airfare for participants who can demonstrate they have exhausted all other means of travel support. Should you need such funds, please respond to your acceptance email requesting them. In your request, please indicate your travel dates and departure airport, in addition to the reason for your request. In order to be processed, applications need to be received no later than 2 weeks after acceptance email is issued.

A limited number of spaces will be made available to international researchers (not US citizen and not permanent US resident), but travel and sustenance expenses will not be covered. Upon acceptance to the workshop participation will receive the training event agenda, information about travel arrangements, and a list of activities to complete in advance of the training.

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