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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

2022 Recipients Academic Institution Country
Oluyemisi Adebola Oladejo Itolu Community High School Nigeria
Paul Murphy
Joseph Serrani
Alexander Nanni
Mahidol University International College Thailand
Alper Sahin Atilim Universitesi Turkey

Jacqueline Ross Dissertation Award

2022 Recipient Academic Institution
Daniel R. Isbell Michigan State University
Scott E. Grapin New York University

Samuel Messick Memorial Lecture Award

2022 Recipient Academic Institution
Peter Skehan Institute of Education, University College London

TOEFL Committee of Examiners Research Grants

2022 Recipients Academic Institution Title
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

TOEFL® Essentials New Scholar Award

2022 Recipients Academic Institution
Xun Yan University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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

2021 Recipient Academic Institution
Susanne DeVore University of Hawai'I at Mānoa
Yi (Laura) Tan Georgia State University

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

2022 Recipient Country
Burcin Kagitci Yildiz Turkey
Jirina Karasova Czech Republic
Toni McLaughlan United Arab Emirates