Editor’s note: The following announcement is being shared by Dr. Tony Clark, Senior Research Manager at Cambridge Assessment English.

The IELTS partners invite educational institutions and suitably qualified individuals to apply for funding to undertake applied research projects in relation to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Financial support for individual projects selected is limited to a maximum of £45,000/AU$70,000.

All applications received will be treated on a confidential basis. The decision of the review committee is final.

Proposals are welcomed from researchers and institutions with expertise in language learning and assessment research. Institutions/individuals are invited to submit a written application (maximum of 10 pages, unbound) in accordance with the format and content requirements (see guidelines for applying).

Applications should be submitted by 30 June 2019. For further details, please visit: https://www.ielts.org/teaching-and-research/research-proposals.