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2017 Call for TESOL Research Mini-Grant Proposals

by Michelle Kim | 05/19/2017
TESOL will accept applications for the 2017 Research Mini-Grant Call for Proposals from 24 May to 4 July 2017. Mini-grant award recipients will be notified by 30 September. Proposals will be reviewed by the TESOL Research Professional Council and other qualified external reviewers.

Each award provides up to US$2,500 for applicants who are conducting or beginning research projects aligned with the TESOL Research Agenda. Preference will be given to collaborative research that involves any combination of classroom practitioner, administrator, and/or outside researcher. Award recipients will have the opportunity to present their preliminary research results at the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 27–30 March 2018.

To learn about the recipients and research from past mini-grants, please visit
2015 TESOL Research Mini-Grant Recipients
2016 TESOL Research Mini-Grant Recipients 

For more information about the application process, please read the 2017 Research Mini-Grants Call for Proposals.