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 as well as publication support 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 five projects per year.
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 Michael Clyne Prize (awarded jointly with the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia) is awarded for the most outstanding postgraduate research thesis in immigrant bilingualism and language contact.
The Barb Kelly Prize is awarded for the most outstanding postgraduate research thesis in any area of linguistics.
The Publication Support Grants provide support for publication costs, with a priority given to open access costs.
The Indigenous Conference Attendance Support scheme assists Indigenous presenters to attend the ALS annual conference.
The Student Conference Attendance Support scheme assists ALS student presenters to attend the ALS conference.

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

Research Grants

Our committee members are reviewing submitted applications, result will be announced on 4/07/2024

The ALS research grants 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.

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