The IELTS Partners invite educational institutions and suitably qualified individuals to apply for funding to undertake applied research projects in relation to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Financial support for individual projects selected is limited to a maximum of £45,000/AU$80,000.
|30 June 2023||Deadline for applications|
|July/August 2023||Preliminary review of applications|
|October 2023||Evaluation and selection of successful applicants|
|November 2023||Applicants are notified of the Research Committee's decision|
|January 2024||Research commences. Programmes can be one or two years in length|
|December 2024/25||Final reports due|
All applications received will be treated on a confidential basis. The decision of the review committee is final.
Proposals are welcomed from researchers and institutions with expertise in language learning and assessment research. Institutions/individuals are invited to submit a written application (maximum of 10 pages, unbound) in accordance with the format and content requirements, see guidelines for applying.
We recognise that there may be other important areas of research to investigate that are not included in the below. Researchers are welcome to email us with their ideas for studies.