TOEFL® Grant and Award Recipients

 

2013 English-language Researcher/Practitioner Grant Award 

Recipients Academic Institution Country
Heila Visagie University of Western Australia Australia
Timothy McLaughlin Sogang University Korea
Ian Hunter
Haimei Sun
Soochow University China
Tammy Huei-Lien Hsu Fu-Jen Catholic University Taiwan

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 at 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 Hawaii at Manoa
2007 Robert J. Mislevy University of Maryland
2006 Mark Wilson University of California at 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 at Los Angeles (UCLA)
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
2014 Ute Knoch University of Melbourne
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

2014 TOEFL Board Grants 

Recipients
The American University in Cairo — 3rd year
International Language Testing Association (ILTA)
McGill University

2013 TOEFL Board Grants 

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

2014 TOEFL Small Grants for Doctoral Research in Second or Foreign Language Assessment 

Recipients Academic Institution
Ashley Chrzanowski University of Colorado at Boulder
Justin Cubilo University of Hawaii at Manoa
Iftikhar Haider University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Wei-Li Hsu University of Hawaii at Manoa
Naoki Ikeda University of Melbourne
Kunlaphak Kongsuwannakul University of Leicester
George LaFlair Northern Arizona University
Jia Ma Queen’s University
Khoi Ngoc Mai The University of Queensland
Nathaniel Owen University of Leicester
Woranon Sitajalabhorn University of Melbourne
Jayoung Song University of Texas at Austin
Jing Xu Iowa State University

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

Recipients Academic Institution
Katherine Christoffersen University of Arizona
Elizabeth Conway Rutgers University
Margaret Dunlop University of Toronto
Brittany Polat Georgia State University
Jing Wei New York University
Tristin Wildstein New York University
Kimberly Woo New York University
Limei Zhang National Institute of Education

2013 TOEFL International Speaker Award 

Conference
Chulalongkorn University, Chulalongkorn University Language Institute (CULI)
Tabaran Institute of Higher Education, 11th TELLSI International Conference

2014 TESOL Awards for International Participation at TESOL 

Recipients Academic Institution
Misty So-Sum Wai-Cook National University of Singapore
Monica Rodreguez-Bonces Universidad de la Sabana
Louise McLaughlin European College of Management
Lin Teng University of Auckland

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

2014 Library and Resource Center Award 

Center Name Location
ESIH (Ecole Superieure d’Infotronique d’Haiti) Haiti
Vietnam National University Vietnam

2013 Library and Resource Center Award 

Center Name Location
Mongolian State University for Education Mongolia

TOEFL Young Students Research Program: Small Research Grants 

Year Recipients Academic Institution Title
2014 Dina Tsagari
Elly Ifantidou
Jenny Liontou
University of Cyprus, Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, and the Greek Ministry of Education An Investigation of the Reading and Test-Taking Strategies used in the TOEFL Junior® Standard Reading Test: Evidence from Retrospective Think-Aloud Protocols

TOEFL Young Students Research Program: Graduate Student Research Grants 

Year Recipients Academic Institution Title
2014 Laura Ballard
Shinhye Lee
Michigan State University, United States How Young Children Respond to Online Reading and Speaking Test Tasks: The Computerization of TOEFL® Primary™ Reading and Speaking Tasks

TOEFL Committee of Examiners Research Grants 

Year Recipients Academic Institution Title
2014 Sun-Young Shin Indiana University, United States Operationalize and Investigate the Measurement of Intelligibility of Different Varieties of English to Inform the Design of Listening Assessment
2013 Doug Biber
Randi Reppen
Northern Arizona University, United States A Comparison of TOEFL iBT® Written Task Performance with Disciplinary Writing Proficiency
2013 Scott Crossley
Youjin Kim
Georgia State University, United States The Role of Working Memory, Lexical Properties, and Cohesive Devices in Text Integration and Human Ratings of Speaking Proficiency
2013 Claudia Harsch
Ema Ushioda
Simon French
University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom Investigating the Predictive Validity of TOEFL iBT Scores and Their Use in Informing Policy in a U.K. University Setting
2013 Okim Kang Northern Arizona University, United States Intelligibility of Different Varieties of English in the TOEFL iBT Listening Test
2013 Elif Kantarcioglu Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey Relationship Between TOEFL iBT Scores and Subsequent Academic Success of Turkish University Students Studying in the Medium of English
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?