1) HAAL Postgraduate Student Grant for Overseas Conference Presentation

- This is a grant of about HK$3000 to support up to three postgraduate students to present their papers at overseas conferences.


2) Fawzia Braine Memorial Award for Best Journal Article Published by a Novice Scholar

This award, amounting to HK$2,500, is made in memory of Fawzia Briane to a novice scholar (postgraduate student or a recent graduate) of a university in Hong Kong for a journal article published in an international refereed journal in applied linguistics.


Details about these awards and how to apply can be found here:

For postgraduate travel grant: 

https://www.haal.hk/post/haal-postgraduate-student-grant-for-overseas-conference-presentation


For Fawzia Braine Memorial Award: 

https://www.haal.hk/post/fawzia-braine-memorial-award

For the Best Journal Article Published by a Novice Scholar


Fawzia Braine taught English for more than 30 years in Sri Lanka, the Sultanate of Oman, and Hong Kong. She qualified and served as a librarian in the United States. Fawzia was a lecturer in English at Hong Kong Shue Yan University when she passed away in January, 2012. She had been a supporter of HAAL for many years.

This annual award amounting to HK$2,500 is made in her memory to a novice scholar (postgraduate student or a recent graduate) of a university in Hong Kong for a journal article published in an international refereed journal in applied linguistics.


Eligibility

• Applicants should be enrolled, full- or part-time, at a university in Hong Kong or have graduated from a Hong Kong university within one year of the closing date for applications. • Applicants should be current members of HAAL. • The article should have been published in an international refereed journal in applied linguistics in the year for which the award is made. • The article should be in English. • Single author articles are preferred for the award. In articles with multiple authors, the applicant should be the first author. • Applications are accepted till March 31 of 2021. • The decision of the HAAL Executive Committee on this award is final.


Application Procedure

Completed Application Form together with a photocopy or a downloaded hardcopy of the article/s submitted for the award should be sent to


Dr. Jim Chan

Room 653, Meng Wah Complex

Faculty of Education,

The University of Hong Kong,

Pokfulam,

Hong Kong


Amount of Grant

HK$2,500 per year. The grant will not be split.

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICANTS


Application Period

Applications are accepted till March 31, 2021 (Wed). Applications should be made at least four weeks before the conference.


Application Procedure

Completed applications should be sent to


Dr. Jim Chan (edjimcyh@hku.hk)

Room 653, Meng Wah Complex

Faculty of Education,

The University of Hong Kong,

Pokfulam,

Hong Kong


together with a copy for each of the following:


1) the conference pamphlet or announcement,

2) an abstract of the paper(s) accepted for presentation at the conference,

3) the formal notification (e-mail can be accepted) of such acceptance by the conference organiser(s),


Incomplete application will NOT be considered.


Eligibility

An applicant must

- be a current member of HAAL - has been a HAAL member for at least 12 months at the time of application, and - be a full- or part-time postgraduate student at a university In Hong Kong.


Note

Applicants who have been awarded the grant before may not apply. Preference will be given to those applicants who do not receive other source of financial support.


Applications this year will be considered together with those submitted in 2019-2020 as the award was suspended last year due to the pandemic.


Amount of Grant

HK$3,000 (three thousand) per year. HAAL reserves the right to split this grant so that more than one applicant may benefit. One of the grant holders will receive the Richard Pemberton Award for Postgraduate Student Travel.


Acknowledgement

The paper presented at the conference should acknowledge the support of this grant.


Application Form Download


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