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Student Research GrantS

Purpose of this grant

The Second Language Teaching and Research Center (L2TReC) offers funding to undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Utah who are interested in studying the acquisition and/or teaching of second languages using CUDLI or MuSSeL. The purpose of the L2TReC Student Research Grants Program is to:

  • Enhance the research education of University of Utah students
  • Promote the research mission of L2TReC via support for student research projects.


  • All University of Utah undergraduate and graduate students studying the acquisition and/or teaching of second languages are eligible to submit proposals.
  • Priority will be given to projects that involve L2TReC’s learner corpora.
  • Students working collaboratively with faculty are eligible if the student is considered to be the principal investigator/first author.
  • Funds may be used to offset the cost of study participant compensation, equipment/supplies, travel to academic conferences for the purpose of presenting (graduate students should also apply for travel funding from the Graduate School:, or other research-related expenses.
  • Research involving human research participants must be approved by the University of Utah’s Institutional Review Board (see for more information)

Application Deadline & Funding Period

October 15 and March 15 of each year; awarded funds must be used within one calendar year.

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2023 Student Research Grant Awardees



Last Updated: 5/17/24