NFMLTA - NCOLCTL Research Award


The NCOLCTL invites proposals for NFMLTA - NCOLCTL Research Award in the fields of applied linguistics and language education with small grants aimed primarily at the graduate students at the dissertation data-gathering and writing stages. The purpose of the grants is to provide resources to support research in the field of second language teaching and learning of less commonly taught languages (all languages except English, Spanish, French, and German).

 

The award amount is $500. Awardees will need to join the NCOLCTL. The awards will be conferred at the  Award Dinner (a part of the annual NCOLCTL conference). The awardees are strongly encouraged to attend this event. A complete application includes:

  • A two-page (500-word) application letter detailing the research and the envisaged use of the award attachment
  • A two-page (500-word) curriculum vitae attachment

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following five criteria:

  1. Research scope and goals
  2. Research methodology 
  3. Theoretical framework
  4. Potential application to the field, and
  5. The impact on the candidate's career.

Previous Years Recipients


Jumqing Jia: Ph.D. student of Chinese language pedagogy in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University - 2015 

Zhini Zeng: Ph.D. candidate in Chinese language pedagogy, with experience teaching Chinese language classes at all levels in the Ohio State University - 2015

Karen Curtin: Ph.D. candidate specializing in Japanese language pedagogy at the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (DEALL) of The Ohio State University - 2015

Wei You: Ph.D candidate in reading education at the Department of Teaching, Learning, Policy, and Leadership at the University of Maryland, College Park - 2015

Myriam Abdel-Malek: PhD candidate in the Language, Literacy, & Culture at the University of Pittsburgh, PA - 2016

Miaochun Wei (魏妙純): A doctoral candidate specializing in Curriculum and Instruction at Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University - 2016

Xin Zhang: A Ph.D. candidate in Chinese Language Pedagogy in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University - 2016

Hendryanti, Retno: A PhD candidate in the Department of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education at Indiana University - 2016

Shinsuke Tsuchiya: An ABD Ph.D. candidate in Japanese Language Pedagogy in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University - 2016

 

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