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TOEFL® Grant and Award Recipients

Listed below are the most recent TOEFL® grant and award recipients. See a list of past winners.

English-language Researcher/Practitioner Grant Award

2019 Recipients Academic Institution Country
Nuria de Salvador de Arana   Spain
Valentin Uwizeyimana University of Rwanda College of Education Rwanda

Jacqueline Ross Dissertation Award

2020 Recipient Academic Institution
Senyung Lee Indiana University

Samuel Messick Memorial Lecture Award

2021 Recipient Academic Institution
Glenn Fulcher University of Leicester

TOEFL Committee of Examiners Research Grants

2021 Recipients Academic Institution Title
Nahal Khabbazbashi University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom A Longitudinal Examination of English Language Improvement in a Mexican Higher Education Context using TOEFL ITP
Parvaneh Tavakoli University of Reading, United Kingdom
Edgard Emmanuell Garcia Ponce University of Guanajuato, Mexico

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

2019 Recipient Academic Institution
Stephanie Calo University of Florida
Shi Chen Northern Arizona University
Jean Young Chun Indiana University
David Wei Dai The University of Melbourne
Wenjun Ding University of Bristol
Myriam Silani Iliovits Lancaster University
Phuc Diem Le University of Queensland
Xuelian Li Guangdong University
Jia Lin University of North Carolina
Tamanna Mostafa Georgia State University
Amir Rezaei York University, Toronto
Yangting Wang University of Texas

TOEFL Young Students Series Research Program: Research Grants for Graduate Students

2020 Recipients Academic Institution Title
Wenjun Ding University of Bristol, United Kingdom Exploring Cognitive Validity of Casual Explanation Speaking Tasks for Young EFL Learners in China
Myoungjin Kim Seoul National University, South Korea Orthographic and Phonological Vocabulary Sizes of Young Exploring Cognitive Validity of Casual Explanation Speaking Tasks for Young EFL Learners in China EFL Learners and Their Influence on Listening and Speaking Performance in TOEFL Junior Standard Test

TOEFL Young Students Series Research Program: Research Grants

2020 Recipients Academic Institution Title
Benjamin Kremmel University of Innsbruck, Austria Does self-pacing in the TOEFL Junior Listening Test have an impact on the validity and accessibility of the test for candidates with different first language literacy profiles?

TESOL Awards for International Participation at TESOL – Funded by the TOEFL Board at ETS

2021 Recipient Country
Andres Villalba Argentina
Ijobat Juraeva Uzbekistan