Grants, Scholarships and Prizes - applications now open

The ALS offers a range of schemes to support linguistics research, including research grants, scholarships and prizes, and as well as publication support and conference attendance support. Applications for the following schemes are now open:

Research Grant Scheme (up to $5,000 for research in any area of linguistics); Jalwang Scholarship (converting research into materials of benefit to the language community); Gerhardt Laves Scholarship (fieldwork expenses for postgraduate student researchers in Indigenous languages of Australia or its immediate region); Susan Kaldor Scholarship (student attendance at an international summer school or institute). Michael Clyne Prize (most outstanding postgraduate research thesis in immigrant bilingualism and language contact) (awarded jointly with Applied Linguistics Association of Australia); Barb Kelly Prize (most outstanding postgraduate research thesis in any area of linguistics).

Applications are open to ALS members. Applications close on 22 May 2023, and are to be made using the online forms under the Funding and Support tab. Members are strongly encouraged to apply for these schemes.

Note: as a Not For Profit organisation, the ALS does not pay institutional Indirect Costs relating to funding it awards.

The Publication Support Grant scheme and Indigenous and Student Conference Attendance Support schemes are not open yet and will be advertised in due course.

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