State Authorization Research Funding Announcement & Request for Proposals

SHEEO, with generous financial support from Arnold Ventures, is seeking to fund up to six independent research projects to advance the field’s collective understanding of state authorization efforts. Proposals must be submitted to SHEEO on or before January 15, 2020. The timeline for these projects is approximately 18 months and will culminate in a peer-reviewed research manuscript and corresponding blog post. We are most interested in funding research that provides states with evidence-based recommendations to improve state authorization. For more information, please read the detailed RFP linked below and attend our webinar (Registration link) on November 22 at noon ET/10 a.m. MT. Please contact Caitlin Dennis ( with any questions regarding the submission process, and David Tandberg ( with any questions related to the content of the proposal.