Mango Languages Dissertation Award

Call for proposals:

Mango Languages invites advanced Ph.D. candidates to submit applications to the new Mango Dissertation Awards program. This program supports exceptional dissertation research at the intersection of second language acquisition and educational technology. 

Mango Languages will award 2 recipients $1,000 each.

Call Opens:
April 5, 2021

Proposal Deadline:
June 15, 2021

Applicants Notified:
September 1, 2021

Submission Details:

Applicants must be ABD by the application deadline, meaning all coursework and comprehensive exams are complete and the dissertation proposal has been accepted.

Upon completion of the dissertation, award recipients will be invited to write a blog post about their research to be published on the Mango Languages blog.

Applications should be submitted online, through the form above. You will be asked to submit:

  • Basic contact information
  • A research summary, including:
    • Summary of the background literature that contextualizes the dissertation research
    • Clearly stated research questions
    • Description of the methodology employed
    • Expected results and potential implications for second language acquisition, educational technology, and related fields
    • Maximum of 2 pages, single-spaced, including references. Up to 2 additional pages of figures and tables may be included
  • Your CV
  • The name and contact information of your research supervisor, who can be contacted to complete a brief survey regarding your advanced standing and likelihood of completion


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