Scholarship and Prizes
M.A.K. Halliday Scholarship
The M.A.K. Scholarship is offered annually and awards recipient $1000 towards a research project in Applied Linguistics. Applicants must be members of ALAA and have current student status or have recently completed postgraduate studies. The application will be judged on the quality of the research project. Requests for support to attend conferences or to buy major pieces of equipment will not normally be funded through this scholarship.
Applicants need to submit:
The due date is normally two months before the annual conference, and the recipient will be announced at the AGM.
Please address the application to M.A.K. Halliday Scholarship Committee and submit via:
Professor Anne Burns (Secretary, ALAA) at email@example.com
Michael Clyne Prize for research thesis on immigrant bilingualism and language contact
The annual Michael Clyne Prize has been established for the best postgraduate research thesis in the area of immigrant bilingualism and language contact. The Prize up to $1500 is jointly administered by ALAA and ALS (Australian Linguistic Society).
Details of the 2012 Prize, including eligibility requirements, timeline and submission process, are here: clyne_prize_2012.pdf (47.15 KB) :
ALAA Travel Scholarships
ALAA is pleased to announce that 5 travel scholarships (up to $800 each) are available for research students who are ALAA members and who plan to present at the forthcoming ALAA conference . The scholarships are to be used for travel, accommodation and registration expenses.
Applications will be judged against the following criteria:
Preference will be given to doctoral candidates, but research students at Honours and Masters levels are also encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be notified by in due course. For more information on this year’s submission requirements, please download the alaatravelscholarship2012.doc (70.00 KB). For further information, please email Professor Anne Burns (Secretary, ALAA) at firstname.lastname@example.org