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Doctoral Dissertation Grants

February 27, 2008 in Funding Opportunities

Program Number:  95964
Title:           Doctoral Dissertation Grants

Sponsor:         International Research Foundation for English Language Education

The sponsor provides funding that is intended to support worthy
applicants who have advanced to candidacy in their doctoral programs
and whose dissertation research plans address topics that TIRF has
prioritized. For Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants, US $5,000 is
the maximum award.

Deadline(s):     04/30/2008
Established Date: 02/22/2008
Follow-Up Date:  02/01/2009
Review Date:     02/22/2008


Address:         P.O. Box 4574
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-4574
E-mail:          u0067397@utah.edu

Program URL: http://www.tirfonline.org/2008ddgcall.html
Deadline Ind:    Receipt

Deadline Open:   No

Award Type(s):   Dissertation

Citizenship/Country of Applying Institution:
Any/No Restrictions

Locations Tenable:   Any/No Restrictions

Appl Type(s):    Graduate Student

Target Group(s): NONE
Funding Limit:   $5,000
Duration:        0
Indirect Costs:  Unspecified
Cost Sharing:    No
Sponsor Type:    Foundations

Geo. Restricted: NO RESTRICTIONS


For Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) proposals only, applicants
may choose from among the following research priority topics:
Students’ Age and Effective English Language Education in Schools;
Teachers’ English Proficiency and Effective English Language
Education; Optimal Uses of Technology in the Delivery of English
Language Instruction; and Effective Grammar Instruction for English
Language Learners in Primary and Secondary Education Contexts.

Doctoral Dissertation Grants of up to US $5,000 per proposal are
available. Smaller sums may be awarded. Preference is given to
projects that can be completed in one year. TIRF will fund conference
travel only to a total of US $2,000 per DDG. (cmb)