TOEFL® Grant and Award Recipients

 

2012 English-language Researcher/Practitioner Grant Award 

Recipients Academic Institution Country
Jean-Michel Mosquera English House Ecuador
Akiko Fujii University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo Japan
Gaele Morag Macfarlane
Hatice Celebi
Sarah Kilinc
Koc University ELC Turkey
Angkana Tongpoon-Patanasorn
Chomarj Patanasorn
Khon Kaen University Thailand

Samuel Messick Memorial Lecture Award 

Year Recipient Affiliation
2014 Denny Borsboom University of Amsterdam
2013 Terry Ackerman University of North Carolina, Greensboro
2012 Carol Chapelle Iowa State University
2011 John Michael Linacre Winsteps
2010 Michael Kane Educational Testing Service
2009 Lorrie A. Shepard University of Colorado at Boulder
2008 James Dean Brown University of Hawai'i, Manoa
2007 Robert J. Mislevy University of Maryland
2006 Mark Wilson University of California, Berkeley
2005 Bruno Zumbo University of British Columbia
2004 Eva Baker University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
2003 Patricia Broadfoot University of Bristol
2002 Geoffrey Masters Australian Council for Educational Research

Jacqueline A. Ross Dissertation Award 

Year Recipient Academic Institution
2014 Jonathan Schmidgall University of California, Los Angeles
2013 Robert Charles Johnson Macquarie University
2012 Cecilia Guanfang Zhao New York University
2011 Kirby Cook Grabowski Teachers College, Columbia University
2010 Alister van Moere Lancaster University
2009 Spiros Papageorgiou Lancaster University
2008 Guoxing Yu University of Bristol
2007 Usman Erdosy University of Toronto
2006 Eunice Eunhee Jang University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2005 Annie Brown University of Melbourne
2004 Mikyung Kim Wolf University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
2003 Janna Fox Carleton University
2002 Thomas Lumley University of Melbourne
2001 Dianne Wall Lancaster University
2000 Angela Hasselgren University of Bergen
1999 Liying Cheng University of Hong Kong
1998 Brian North Thames Valley University
1997 Dorry Mann Kenyon University of Maryland
1996 Caroline Clapham Lancaster University
Sara Cushing Weigle University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
1995 Craig W. Deville Ohio State University
1994 Antony John Kunnan University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
1993 Gary S. Buck Lancaster University

TOEFL Outstanding Young Scholar Award 

Year Recipient Academic Institution
2013 Okim Kang Northern Arizona University
2012 Khaled Barkaoui York University
2010 Aek Phakiti The University of Sydney
2004 Paul Matsuda University of New Hampshire
2003 Christine Coombe Dubai Men's College — Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai
2001 Micheline Chalhoub-Deville University of Iowa

2013 TOEFL Board Grants 

Recipients
The American University in Cairo — 2nd year
TESOL Arabia Testing, Testing and Assessment Special Interest Group
University of Arkansas

2012 TOEFL Board Grants 

Recipients
The American University in Cairo
Northern Arizona University — 3rd year
Regents of the University of Minnesota — 3rd year

 2013 TOEFL Small Grants for Doctoral Research in Second or Foreign Language Assessment

Recipients Academic Institution
Margaret Dunlop University of Toronto
Brittany Polat Georgia State University
Kimberly Woo New York University

 2012 TOEFL Small Grants for Doctoral Research in Second or Foreign Language Assessment

Recipients Academic Institution
Kevin Browne The University of Leicester
Yuyang Cai The University of Hong Kong
Lixia Cheng Purdue University
Yeonsook Li University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Yu-Chen Tina Lin Indiana University, Bloomington
Hsin-min Liu University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
Sawako Matsugu Northern Arizona University
Takanori Sato University of Melbourne
Jonathan Schmidgall University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
Ruslan Suvorov Iowa State University

2013 TOEFL International Speaker Award 

Conference
Chulalongkorn University
Tabarin Institute of Higher Education

2012 TOEFL International Speaker Award 

Conference
Christine Coombe, Dubai Men's College, TESOL Arabia

2013 TESOL Awards for International Participation at TESOL 

Recipients Academic Institution
Marwa Atieya The American University in Cairo
Rory Calderon University of Costa Rica
Eri Fukuda Soka University in Japan
Elba Villanueva de Debat University for Education

2012 TESOL Awards for International Participation at TESOL 

Recipients Location
Julie Schlam Salman Israel
Mahmuda Shaila Bangladesh
Okon Effiong United Kingdom
Aurelio Vilbar Philippines

2013 Library and Resource Center Award 

Center Name Location
Mongolian State University for Education Mongolia

2012 Library and Resource Center Award 

Center Name Location
Bluefield's Indian and Caribbean University Bluefields, Nicaragua
Library of the Head of Yekaterinburg, American Information Center Yekaterinburg, Russia

TOEFL Committee of Examiners Research Grants 

Year Recipients Academic Institution Title
2012 Annie Brown
Ana Maria Ducasse
Australian Council for Educational Research
Limited, Australia
Comparing TOEFL iBT Speaking Tasks with real-world academic speaking tasks: Tasks, performance features and assessment
2012 Margaret E. Malone
Lorena Llosa
Center for Applied Linguistics and New York University, United States Comparability of students' writing performance on TOEFL iBT and required university writing courses
2012 David D. Qian
Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Profiling Spoken Meta/Discourse Features in Real Academic Settings: A Multi-Dimensional Perspective
2011 Gary Ockey
Dennis Koyama
Eric Setoguchi
Angela Sun
Kanda University, Japan The Extent to Which TOEFL iBT Speaking Scores are Associated with Performance on Oral Language Tasks and Oral Ability Components for Japanese University Students
2011 Guangming Ling Educational Testing Service, United States An Investigation of the Keyboard Effect on Candidates' TOEFL iBT Performance
2011 Mehdi Riazi
Jill Murray
Macquarie University, Australia Performance on TOEFL iBT Writing Tasks vs. Real-life Academic Writing Tasks: Implications for Validity Argument
2011 Kathy Sheehan Educational Testing Service, United States Are TOEFL iBT Reading Passages Characteristic of the Types of Reading Materials Typically Encountered by Students in University Settings?