Correction to AAAL Travel Grant announcement

Helena Halmari eng_shh at SHSU.EDU
Wed Jul 2 21:40:13 UTC 1997

The address given for the AAAL Business office in the recently posted
AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grant announcement was incorrect.
The following message contains the current, correct address of the
AAAL Business Office.


To help support travel (and some expenses) of a graduate student member of
AAAL to the 1998 annual meeting.

Applicants must be current members of AAAL (at time of application) who
are in a university Master's or Ph.D. program in applied linguistics or
related field.

One award of $500.00 (US) will be made for the 1998 conference.

Selection Criteria:
(a) Present scholarship and future promise
(b) Demonstrated need
(c) Involvement in applied linguistics and commitment to the field

Application procedure:

1. Send four copies of a letter of introduction in which you state:
(a) institution and program of study
(b) current contributions to the field of applied linguistics
(c) career plans after completion of degree program
(d) current financial situation, including your university's contribution
    to conference travel
(e) how conference attendance will benefit you and others
(f) a biographical statement of no longer than 50 words, suitable for
(g) contact information (address, telephone, fax, and e-mail)*

2. Send a sealed letter of recommendation from a professor in your
   graduate program who is familiar with your work. The letter should state
   your professor's estimation of:
(a) your academic work and promise in the field of applied linguistics
(b) personal attributes relevant to a career in applied linguistics
(c) your level of need for financial assistance as provided for by this

*Each of the categories listed must be addressed since evaluation is keyed
to individual categories (not including 1(a), (f), (g)).

Deadline for receipt of application:
December 1, 1997

Send all materials to:
1998 AAAL Graduate Student Travel Grant
AAAL Business Office
P.O. Box 21686
Eagan, MN 55121-0686

Any questions about this grant may be addressed to the
Co-chair of the Awards Committee:
Helena Halmari, Dept. of English,
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas 77341
e-mail: eng_shh at     tel: 409-294-1990

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