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Sat Nov 23 2002

Support: AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grant

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Message 1: Support: AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grant, December 3 2002 deadline

Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 13:21:59 +0000
From: Helena Halmari <hhalmariufl.edu>
Subject: Support: AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grant, December 3 2002 deadline

2003 AAAL GRADUATE STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS/Deadline Dec. 3, 2002

Purpose
To help support travel (and some expenses) of 4 graduate student
members of AAAL to the 2003 annual meeting in Arlington, Virginia.

Eligibility
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.

Amount
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 fees.

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 publication
 (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 grant

*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
 Email: hhalmari 
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