NFMLTA/NCOLCTL Graduate Students Research Support Award

Instituted in 2014 by the NFMLTA and the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL), this award supports graduate student research in the fields of applied linguistics and language education with small grants focused on the teaching and learning of less commonly taught languages (all languages except English, Spanish, French, and German). The grants provide resources at any stage of dissertation writing, e.g., data gathering, data transcription, data analysis, or write-up of the findings.

Awards in the amount of $2,500 each will be made. Awardees are expected to be members of NCOLCTL. The awards will be given at the Awards Ceremony during the annual NCOLCTL conference in April. Awardees are required to register for, and attend this conference in order to receive their award.

The deadline has been extended to February 8, 2023.

A complete application includes:

·     A two-page (500-word) application letter detailing the research and how the award will be used towards the research

·     A two-page (500-word) curriculum vitae attachment

·     Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

·     Purpose of the study

·     Theoretical framework(s)

·     Research questions

·     Research methodology

·     Importance of the study

·     Limitations

·     Use of funding

·     (Maximum two pages, single spaced, Times New Roman 12)

Apply here before the deadline!