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TESOL Award for an Outstanding Paper on NNEST Issues 

Who's Eligible?

TESOL members who have had a proposal accepted for presentation (paper or colloquium) on NNEST issues at the annual TESOL convention. Both native and nonnative speakers of English are eligible.

Purpose

To recognize scholarship on NNEST issues.

Amount

One award of US$250, donated by East Carolina University, and a convention registration for the annual TESOL convention.

Criteria

Eligible proposals are evaluated according to the following criteria:
  • Significance of the topic as it relates to the NNEST research
  • Contribution to the field of TESL/TEFL
  • Originality and creativity in concept
  • Relevance and broad impact
Download the evaluation rubric.

To Apply

Applicants will submit their convention presentation title and and description which should not be longer than 1,000 words. ​Important: All applications submitted for this award will be pre-screened to verify that the proposals on the applications were in fact accepted to be presented at the annual convention. Applications with rejected proposals will have to be disqualified.  

Application Deadline

Accepting applications starting 1 July. All applications must be submitted by 1 November.

Past Award Recipients

View a list of past recipients.

Questions?

Please contact TESOL Awards.

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