Each year the highest rated Doctoral Dissertation Grant proposal is awarded in the name of the late Russell N. English as a Medium of Instruction Language Planning and Policy Plurilingualism in Business, Industry, the Professions, and Educational Contexts Research on Revitalization of Endangered Indigenous Languages (policy and planning focus) Students’ Age and Effective English Language Education in Schools Teaching English to Young Learners Content-based Instruction Digital Technology in Language Education Migrants and Refugees: Teaching and Assessing English Research on Revitalization of Endangered Indigenous Languages (curriculum and teaching foci) Language Assessment English as a Medium of Instruction (e.g., assessing the English of those who must teach in English) Content-based Instruction (content-based assessment being a recently added [1990’s] subfield of assessment) Language Teacher Education (assessing teachers’ target language proficiency) Teaching English to Young Learners (e.g., developing appropriate means of assessing young learners’ language development – also a recent “hot topic”) Migrants and Refugees: Teaching and Assessing English Please note that the ability for TIRF to make payments for a grant, prize, or other purpose may be restricted.
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The total request cannot exceed $5,000 and cannot include salaries.
Award Deadlines By Title By Applicant & Type Book Awards Honors and Awards Research Grants Education Grants Annual Meeting Grants AAG NSF Travel Grants to IGU World Geography Bowl AAG Specialty and Affinity Group Awards The AAG provides support for doctoral dissertation research in the form of small grants of up to $1000 to Ph D candidates of any geographic specialty.
The selection committee will observe the purposes and preferences noted above when evaluating proposals.
The committee represents a broad spectrum of geographical specialties, and cannot be expected to be familiar with the jargon of all geographical topics. Awards may not be made in years when funds are insufficient or proposals are not suitable. All information must be entered on our online application form.On Sep 29, 2016: TIRF Board of Trustees Convenes for its Fall Meeting | The International Research Foundation for English Language Education said:[…] were numerous topics covered during TIRF’s Board meeting.For example, the future of TIRF’s Doctoral Dissertation Grants program was discussed, with a focus on maintaining our relationships with our partners.Since 2002, TIRF has supported students completing their doctoral research on topics related to the foundation’s priorities.Each year, applicants who have been advanced to candidacy in legitimate Ph D or Ed D programs are invited to submit proposals for Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDGs).The timeline for the DDG application process, adjudication, and notification of results typically follows a timeline similar to the following: DDG Deadline - Mid May Adjudication - Mid May to Late August Notification of Award - Late August/Early September First Installment Payment - Mid to Late September Please understand that the funding we award is not paid at one time.Payments are made in three installments: (1) 40% payment made in September; (2) 40% payment in March of the following year after an update is provided; and (3) 20% payment upon completion of Ph D and successful report submission to TIRF. ~ Ryan Damerow On Feb 27, 2014: Joyce said: May I know when will the award/result be made?The YIBS Small Grants Program Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants are intended to provide partial support of doctoral dissertation research for improvement beyond the already existing project.These grants are intended for students who have already advanced to candidacy in a Ph D program and who have already applied for extramural funding.The information below should be utilized by individuals who are interested in learning about our DDG competition.The 2020 DDG competition call for proposals is expected to be released in late December 2019 on TIRF’s website. Campbell, a Past President of TESOL, was one of the founding fathers of the Foundation.