TOEFL® Grant and Award Recipients
 

Listed below are past grantees and award recipients. For past recipients from more than 5 years ago, view Past TOEFL® Grant and Award Recipients (PDF).
 

Recipients

Academic Institution

Country

2022

Oluyemisi Adebola Oladejo

Itolu Community High School

Nigeria

Paul Murphy
Joseph Serrani
Alexander Nanni

Mahidol University International College

Thailand

Alper Sahin

Atilim Universitesi

Turkey

2020

Nuria de Salvador de Arana

Institut Joanot Martorell

Spain

Valentin Uwizeyimana

University of Rwanda College of Education

Rwanda

2019

Xue Jin

University of Science and Technology, Beijing

China

2018

Phung Dao
Mai Nguyen
Chau Nguyen

An Giang University
Hue University of Foreign Languages
Hue University of Foreign Language

Vietnam

Adrianna Kozłowska

Łódź University of Technology

Poland

2017

Özlem Atalay

Middle East Technical University, School of Foreign Languages

Turkey

Zoe Kantaridou

University of Macedonia

Greece

Year

Recipient

Academic Institution

2022

Daniel R. Isbell

Michigan State University

2022

Scott E. Grapin

New York University

2020

Senyung Lee

Indiana University

2019

Saerhim Oh

Teachers College, Columbia University

2018

Bart Deygers

University of Leuven

2017

Jing Xu

Iowa State University

Year

Recipient

Affiliation

2022

Peter Skehan

Institute of Education, University College London

2021

Glenn Fulcher

University of Leicester

2019

Joan L. Herman

UCLA CRESST

2018

Pamela A. Moss

University of Michigan

2017

Stephen G. Sireci

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Recipients

Academic Institution

Title

2022

Anthony Green

University of Bedfordshire

 

 

Relationship between TOEFL iBT and Academic Writing Practices in English-Medium Universities in South Asia: Case studies from Bangladesh, India and Nepal

Ram Ashish Giri

Monash University

Agnes Kukulska-Hulme

The Open University

Amol Padwad

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University

Rubina Khan

University of Dhaka

Saraswati Dawadi

The Open University

Xun Yan

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Comparing the perception and use of the TOEFL iBT Standard, iBT Home, and Essentials for higher education admissions: Evidence of concurrent and predictive validity
 

Rurik Tywoniw

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2021

Nahal Khabbazbashi
Parvaneh Tavakoli
Edgard Emmanuell Garcia Ponce

University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
University of Reading, United Kingdom
University of Guanajuato, Mexico


A Longitudinal Examination of English Language Improvement in a Mexican Higher Education Context using TOEFL ITP

2020

Sara T. Cushing

Georgia State University, United States

The Use of TOEFL in Admissions Decisions: Stakeholder Perceptions

Ron Martinez

Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil

Exploring Proficiency Thresholds in EMI

2019

Rob Schoonen

Radboud University, The Netherlands

The Predictive Validity of TOEFL-iBT in a Non-English Speaking Context: The Case of the Netherlands

2018

Kristopher Kyle
Geoff LaFlair
Nicole Ziegler

University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

A Linguistic Analysis of the Communication Demands in Typical Technology-Mediated Learning Environments

Gary Ockey
Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen

Iowa State University, United States

Assessing Interactional Competence: Machine vs. Human Task Delivery

Carsten Roever
Naoki Ikeda

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Measures of Interactional Competence for TOEFL Speaking

2017

Stephen Bax
Prithvi Shrestha
Kristina Hultgren
Nathaniel Owen

The Open University, United Kingdom

Researching Academic Reading in Two Contrasting EMI (English as a Medium of Instruction) University Contexts, and Implications for the Design of TOEFL iBT

Chihiro Inoue
Daniel Lam

University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

The Effects of Extended Planning Time on Candidates' Performance and Cognitive Processes in the TOEFL iBT Integrated Speaking (Lecture and Question) Tasks

Andrea Révész
Marije Michel

University College London and Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Investigating the Integrated and Independent TOEFL iBT Writing Tasks: Test-taker Behaviors, Underlying Cognitive Processes, and Their Relationships to Text Quality

2022 Recipients

Academic Institution

Xun Yan

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Recipients

Academic Institution

2021

Susanne DeVore

University of Hawai'I at Mānoa

Yi (Laura) Tan

Georgia State University

2019

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

2018

Panjanit Chaipuapae

Northern Arizona University

Mustafa Coban

Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University

Merve Demiralp

University of Bristol

Scott Grapin

New York University

Yohana Gratiana

University of Leicester

Gwan-Hyeok Im

Queen's University

Sha Liu

University of Bristol

Phuong Nguyen

Iowa State University

Katia Monteiro Vanderbilt

Georgia State University

Sonca Vo

Iowa State University

Yongkook Won

Iowa State University

Weiwei Zhang

University of Auckland

Heidi Liu Banerjee

Teachers College, Columbia University

Haley Dolosic

Washington University in St. Louis

Giang Thi Linh Hoang

The University of Melbourne

Daniel Isbell

Michigan State University

Apichat Khamboonruang

The University of Melbourne

Senyung Lee

Indiana University, Bloomington

Roman Lesnov

Northern Arizona University

Chikako Takahashi

Stoney Brook University

Reuben Vyn

The University of Iowa

2017

Valeriia Bogorevich

Northern Arizona University

YunDeok Choi

Iowa State University

Minkung Kim

Georgia State University

Xiaofei Pan

University of Iowa

Cynthia Berger

Georgia State University

Deidre Derrick

Northern Arizona University

Frederike Groothoff

Universiteit Utrecht

Jing Huang

The University of Hong Kong

Shinhye Lee

Michigan State University

Jui-Teng Liao

The University of Iowa

Young-A Son

Georgetown University

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

Year

Recipients

Academic Institution

Title

2019

Analynn Bustamante

Georgia State University, United States

Middle School Teachers' Language Assessment Literacy

2019

JinSoo Choi

Michigan State University, United States

Validating the Cognitive Process of EFL Young Learners: TOEFL® Junior™ Speaking

2019

Bronson Hui

Michigan State University, United States

Supporting Young Learners through Reading aloud Test Items in Listening Assessment: Cognitive Processes, Perceived Item Comprehension, and Actual Performance

2018

Minkyung Kim
Scott Crossley

Georgia State University, United States

Expanding Models of Second Language Reading Comprehension in Young Korean Learners of English: The Roles of Language and Cognition

Year

Recipients

Academic Institution

Title

2020

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?

2017

Becky Huang

University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), United States

An Investigation of the Comparability of Adolescent English Language Learners' Communicative Skills and Performance on the TOEFL Junior® Speaking Assessment

The TESOL Awards are funded by the TOEFL Board of ETS.

Recipient

Country

2022

Burcin Kagitci Yildiz

Turkey

Jirina Karasova

Czech Republic

Toni McLaughlan

United Arab Emirates

2021

Andres Villalba

Argentina

Ijobat Juraeva

Uzbekistan

2020

Michelle Cowans

Australia

Ceren Kocaman

Turkey

Suzie Ryu

Korea

2019

Thu Nguyen

Australia

Salome Villa Larenas

Chile

Marijana Macis

United Kingdom

Yoke Sim Fong

Singapore

2018

Ronny Ruiz Navarrete

Costa Rica

Margarita Lopez

Colombia

Bal Ram Adhikari

Nepal

ThanhLuan Nguyen

Australia

2017

An Duc Nguyen

Vietnam

Emily Edwards

Australia

Ngo Tien Nguyen

Vietnam

Jessie S. Barrot

Philippines