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RELC offers at least one Research Fellowship in a financial year to the region.
The intent of the SEAMEO RELC Research Fellowship is to:
Applications for Research Fellowships will be considered by RELC in the light of such priorities as may be established, and of the availability of funds, but especially in the light of the probable value of the project for the improvement of language education in a SEAMEO member country or in the SEAMEO region.
For application forms, please write to us: Dean (Training, Research, Assessment & Consultancy Division) SEAMEO Regional Language Centre 30 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258352 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Fax: 65-67342753
Applicants without the equivalent academic qualifications could be considered, strictly on the merit of their known and published research work and experience, in English, backed by a solid curriculum vitae of project leadership and research involvement.
RELC reserves the right to make the final decision in the selection and award of the Research Fellowships.
Applicants are expected to be capable of independent work on their proposed research projects. The proposed research project must not be part of or associated with any research project intended for a university degree or for meeting the requirements of a non-RELC grant or award.
RELC Research Fellows will have available to them all the relevant resources of the Centre, including one of the finest specialist libraries for research in linguistics and language teaching and consultancy, and advisory services of highly qualified academic and research staff.
Research Fellows will be required to present their research findings at a staff seminar during the period of attachment at RELC and submit a copy of the research project at the end of the attachment period. The report of the research project should be at least 6,000 words in the form of a journal article. It should first be submitted to the RELC Journal for consideration of publication, failing which, it may then be submitted to other journals of linguistics or language education.
In accordance with the established policy of RELC on the control of published or reproduced materials, the report of the research project becomes the property of RELC, which retains copyright control.
Persons applying for RELC Research Fellowships are required to submit research project proposals for evaluation and approval. Information on the proposed research project should be as specific and detailed as possible. All proposals must include a budget and all costs should be stated in Singapore dollars. The award does not provide for the payment of honoraria.