The IELTS partners are making available grant funding for IELTS-related research projects commencing in 2017. The amount available for individual projects is £45,000/AU$70,000.
Educational institutions and suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply for funding to undertake applied research projects in relation to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) for a period of one or two years. Financial support for individual projects selected will in principle be limited to a maximum of £45,000/AU$70,000.
IELTS joint-funded research programme 2016
Guidelines for applying
|30 June 2016
||Preliminary review of applications
||Evaluation and selection of successful applicants
||Notification of Research Committee's decision to applicants
|Final reports due
All applications received will be treated on a confidential basis. The decision of the review committee will be 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.
2016 application forms