Cccc Dissertation Award


In a relay race, as a runner nears the teammate to whom she will handoff her baton, she signals her approach by calling out, “Stick!” Different from the stick that pairs with a carrot or the police officer’s truncheon, both instruments of…

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#thefeministsarecoming to #4C16

Perhaps of course, a conference themed around “writing strategies for action” would bring out the feminist teachers, writers, and strategists in droves! Certainly, one does not have to look long or hard at the conference program to see where and…

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CCCC 2016 Advisory Board Meeting + Performing Feminist Action

Next week, many of us will gather for the CWSHRC’s annual business meeting in Houston, TX, held in advance of the 67th annual Conference on College Composition and Communication. The full Advisory Board (active and ex officio members) will be…

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Research Awards

NCTE supports research activity and publication in the field of English and English education through a series of research awards, grants, and scholarships. Select from the links below to learn more about each award.

CCCC Emergent Researcher Awards

These awards are intended to invest in CCCC members by rewarding and supporting: early career researchers; writing faculty/instructors who have not had the opportunity to engage in funded research; and/or writing faculty/instructors who do not have support for research within their institutions. In addition to funding research up to $10,000 per project, the Emergent Researcher Awards also provide research support.

CCCC Research Initiative

The CCCC Research Initiative invites proposals for research projects that can contribute to or affect discussions about literacy and writing instruction in and out of formal education. This program funds proposals up to $10,000 each.

CEE Graduate Student Research Award

The CEE Graduate Student Research Award seeks to support graduate student research that contributes to and extends CEE’s efforts to examine important issues in English education. While the parameters of the award are broad, we encourage research that examines current issues in the field and offers implications for multiple audiences. The award provides a maximum of $2,500 to support a specific research project conducted by a graduate student; in addition, $500 is provided to support travel to the NCTE Convention to present that research. Graduate students at the master’s and doctoral level are eligible; all applicants must be members of CEE.

Deadline August 8

CEE Research Initiative

CEE invites proposals for research projects that advance the work of the organization as articulated through our various position statements and sponsored publications. Research supported by this initiative contributes to and extends CEE’s efforts to communicate what we know and believe about English education with many different audiences: state and federal policy makers, accreditation agencies, school/department administrators, researchers, teacher educators, practicing teachers and other education leaders. Up to four proposals, at a maximum of $2,500 each, will be funded.

Deadline August 8

Cultivating New Voices Among Scholars of Color Grant Program

The NCTE Research Foundation Cultivating New Voices program is designed to provide support, mentoring, and networking opportunities for early career scholars of color.

David H. Russell Award

This award recognizes published research in language, literature, rhetoric, teaching procedures, or cognitive processes that may sharpen the teaching or the content of English at any level.
Deadline March 1

Promising Researcher Award

This award competition is open to individuals who have completed dissertations, theses, or initial, independent studies after the dissertations.
Deadline March 1

Research Foundation Grants

The Trustees of the NCTE Research Foundation support projects related to the teaching and learning of language, literacy, and culture. Proposals are invited from teachers, teacher researchers, teacher educators, and scholars of language, literacy, and cultural studies.

Research Foundation Teacher Grant Program

The Trustees of the NCTE Research Foundation support projects related to the teaching and learning of language, literacy, and culture. Applicants should be full-time classroom teachers at the time of proposal submission and for the length of the grant. Proposals are invited from teachers of children and youth at any level, birth through grade 12.


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