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Thu Nov 6 2003

FYI: AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grants

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  1. Jessica Williams, AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grants

Message 1: AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grants

Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2003 14:05:25 +0000
From: Jessica Williams <>
Subject: AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grants

Purpose: To help support travel (and some expenses) of 6 graduate
student members of American Assoc. Applied Ling to the 2004 annual
meeting in Portland, Oregon.

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 6 awards will be given: $800.00.

Application Procedure: Only online applications will be accepted. Go

Applications must include the following information:

 (a) Your institution and program of study;
 (b) Your recent/current contributions to the field of applied linguistics;
 (c) Your career plans after completion of degree program;
 (d) Your current financial situation, including your university's
 contribution to conference travel;
 (e) How conference attendance will benefit you and others;
 (f) A biographical statement; and 
 (g) Contact information.

Applicants should also provide the name of a current professor who has
agreed to provide a recommendation when contacted by AAAL. That letter
should state the professor's estimation of the applicant´┐ŻEuro(tm)s
 (a) academic work and promise in the field of applied linguistics;
 (b) personal attributes relevant to a career in applied linguistics; and
 (c) level of need for financial assistance.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by January 5, 2004.

If you have further questions, please contact: Jeff Connor-Linton
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