LINGUIST List 13.2738

Wed Oct 23 2002

Support: 2003 AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grants

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  1. Helena Halmari, 2003 AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grants

Message 1: 2003 AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grants

Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 20:50:58 -0400
From: Helena Halmari <>
Subject: 2003 AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grants



To help support travel (and some expenses) of 4 graduate student
members of the American Association for Applied Linguistics to the
2003 annual meeting in Arlington, Virginia.


Applicants must be current members of AAAL (at time of application)
who are in a university Master's or Ph.D. program in applied
linguistics or a related field.


A maximum of 4 awards will be given: $800.00 each for up to two Ph.D.
student awards and $600.00 each for up to two Master's student awards.
In addition, the awards include the waiving of conference registration

Application Procedure

1. Send five copies of a letter of introduction to Professor Helena
Halmari. The contents of the letter must state*:

(a) institution and program of study

(b) current contribution to the field of applied linguistics

(c) career plans after completion of degree program

(d) current financial situation, including your university's
contribution to conference travel

(e) how conference attendance will benefit you and others

(f) a biographical statement of no longer than 50 words, suitable for

(g) contact information (address, telephone, fax, and e-mail)

2. Send a sealed letter of recommendation (do not send via fax!) from
a professor in your graduate program who is familiar with your
work. The letter should state your professor's estimation of:

(a) your academic work and promise in the field of applied linguistics

(b) personal attributes relevant to a career in applied linguistics

(c) your level of need for financial assistance as provided for by this 

*Each of the categories listed must be addressed for your application
to receive full consideration.

Deadline for receipt of application is December 3, 2002.

Send all materials to:

2003 AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grant

Helena Halmari

Program in Linguistics

P.O. Box 115454 (Turlington Hall 4127)

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL 32611-5454

If you have further questions, please contact:

Helena Halmari

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