GALE Professional Development Scholarship

GALE would like to support the attendance of one member at the JALT 2009 National Conference by way of  a Professional Development Scholarship.  A grant for 30,000 yen will be made available to the successful applicant.  This grant is only available to those who do not have access to research funds or conference travel funds from their employer.  The recipient of this grant can use the money to cover their travel, hotel or conference fees.  In return, the successful applicant must be willing to present on a GALE related topic at the JALT  National Conference in November 2009 and commit to writing an article based on their presentation to be published in a future edition of the GALE Journal and Proceedings.

In order to apply for this scholarship, application materials should include:
1. A statement that candidate does not have access to research funds from another source such as an employer.
2. A short introduction including your research interests.
3. A 100 word proposal for presentation and subsequent paper.
4. A commitment to give the presentation and write a related research paper to be published in the GALE Journal within 12 months of the conference presentation.

All application materials will be blind-reviewed and the recipient will be chosen by two designated GALE members.
Please send applications materials to:

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