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Doctoral Dissertation Grants competition

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The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF) is pleased to announce its 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition.

Grants of up to US $5,000 will be made to successful applicants investigating a range of topics in English language education. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

There are two types of grants offered through TIRF’s DDG program. Information about the two types of grants, as well as eligibility concerns, resource videos, answers to frequently asked questions, and much more can be found on the grant web pages.

TIRF’s current research priorities are listed below:

  • Digital Technology in Language Education
  • English as a Medium of Instruction
  • Language Assessment
  • Language Planning and Policy
  • Language Teacher Education
  • Plurilingualism in Business, Industry, the Professions, and Educational Contexts
  • Students’ Age and Effective English Language Education in Schools

TIRF and its Trustees are grateful to be working in partnership with Cambridge English Language Assessment and the British Council, as well as individual donors, in support of the 2017 DDG competition. Please write to if you have any questions about the grant scheme, or visit the grant web pages.

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