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FYI: Dissertation Grants for English Language Education


Author: Briana Ronan

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics

FYI Body: TIRF – THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION – IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ITS 2014 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION GRANTS COMPETITION. GRANTS OF UP TO US $5,000 WILL BE MADE TO SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS INVESTIGATING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

- BILINGUALISM OR PLURILINGUALISM IN BUSINESS, INDUSTRY, AND THE PROFESSIONS
- LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT
- OPTIMAL USES OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE DELIVERY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION
- LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION
- STUDENTS’ AGE AND EFFECTIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS
- LANGUAGE POLICY AND PLANNING

APPLICANTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN A LEGITIMATE DOCTORAL PROGRAM AND MUST HAVE BEEN ADVANCED TO CANDIDACY. (THAT IS, THEY MUST HAVE COMPLETED ANY REQUIRED COURSEWORK AND/OR EXAMINATIONS, AND MUST HAVE HAD THEIR RESEARCH PLAN OFFICIAL APPROVED BY THE UNIVERSITY.)

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MAY 16, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK HERE OR VISIT HTTP://WWW.TIRFONLINE.ORG/RESEARCH-GRANTS/DOCTORAL-DISSERTATION-GRANTS/