ACLA Supports Future Congress Grad Student Travel Awards

Congress 2018 grad student travel awards have changed the face of annual academic gathering

By Katherine Cormack

“It’s amazing what the travel awards have done for my association meetings at Congress this year,” says Andrea Sterzuk, acting dean, Faculty of Education at the University of Regina and 2016-2018 President of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics.

“I mean they have literally changed the face of it – we have a diversity of gender, race and age this year that I’ve not seen to this degree before. I’d say it’s imperative for the vibrant future of academic research in Canada that student travel awards become a regular feature of all future Congresses,” says Sterzuk.

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