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Mon Jan 29 1996

FYI: G. Richard Tucker Summer Fellowship

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Date: Mon, 29 Jan 1996 12:36:18 EST
From: Donna Christian <donnacal.org>
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 CENTER FOR APPLIED LINGUISTICS

 G. Richard Tucker Summer Fellowship
 1996

The Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC invites
applications for the G. Richard Tucker Summer Fellowship.

Eligibility

Graduate students in any field which is concerned with language
issues. Minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants
must have completed the equivalent of at least one year of full-time
study toward a master's or doctoral degree.

Program

One Fellow will be selected to work with CAL senior staff members on
one of CAL's existing research projects or on a suitable project
suggested by the applicant. Priority will be given to proposals that
focus on language issues related to minorities or on language
education. The Fellow will have access to all of CAL's staff,
databases, and resource collections, as well as the library at
Georgetown University.

Thirty days after the completion of the residency, the Fellow will
submit a proposal for a paper representing the research conducted at
CAL. The Fellow and his or her CAL mentor will agree on a date for
submission of the final paper.

Duration

An eight-week period beginning and ending during June, July, and
August 1996.

Stipend

The Fellowship will pay round trip travel expenses up to $1,000 plus a
$2,000 stipend for the eight-week period. (The Fellow is responsible
for housing arrangements.)

Application

1. Write a letter (three to five pages) of application describing a
topic you would like to research. The letter should clearly indicate
how working with CAL staff and resources would facilitate your
research.

2. Include two letters of recommendation from professors, one of
whom must be from your discipline.

3. Enclose a copy of your graduate academic transcript.

4. Submit a writing sample. This could be a paper written as a
course requirement or one written for publication.

Deadline

Applications must be received on or before April 26, 1996. All
applicants will be notified of CAL's decision by May 20, 1996.

Submit application materials to:

 Grace S. Burkart
 Center for Applied Linguistics
 1118 22nd Street, NW
 Washington, DC 20036

 Telephone: (202) 429-9292

All application materials must be received by mail. (Either
regular or express mail is acceptable.)
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