Research GrantsFunding and Support
At the 2015 AGM, ALS decided to establish a research grants scheme. The scheme offers grants of up to $5,000 for research in any area of linguistics.The ALS offers a range of schemes to support linguistics research, including research grants, scholarships and prizes, and conference attendance support.
The ALS research grants scheme offers grants of up to $5,000 for research in any area of linguistics, and funds approximately six projects per year. The Michael Clyne Prize (awarded jointly with the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia) is awarded for the best postgraduate research thesis in immigrant bilingualism and language contact. The Jalwang Scholarship supports linguists to give back to the community by converting some of their research into materials of benefit to the language community. The Gerhardt Laves Scholarship contributes to fieldwork expenses for postgraduate student researchers in Indigenous languages of Australia or its immediate region. The Susan Kaldor Scholarship supports ALS student members to attend an international summer school or institute. The Indigenous Conference Attendance Support scheme assists Indigenous linguists to attend the ALS annual conference. The Student Conference Attendance Support scheme assists ALS student members to attend the ALS conference.
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At the 2015 AGM, ALS decided to establish a research grants scheme. The scheme offers grants of up to $5,000 for research in any area of linguistics.
The principal applicant must be a current financial member of ALS at the date of submission of the application. If the principal applicant is not a current financial member of ALS, the application will not be considered.