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Research Fields TEST Educational Measurement and Related Fields
Categories Education
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Social Sciences and Humanities
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility ETS offers several programs for scholars who either hold a doctoral degree or who are enrolled in a doctoral program in the field of educational research, measurement and related fields and who are interested in research opportunities. Areas of emphasis include the following:
  • educational measurement and psychometrics
  • validity
  • natural language processing and speech technologies
  • cognitive psychology
  • learning theory
  • linguistic and computational linguistics
  • teaching and classroom research
  • statistics
  • international large-scale assessments
  • assessment design and development
    Summer Internship Program for Graduate StudentsInterns in this eight-week program* participate in research under the guidance of a senior ETS staff member in any of the areas mentioned above. The program goals are to: provide research opportunities to individuals enrolled in a doctoral program in the fields described above; increase the number of scholars and students form diverse backgrounds - especially traditionally underrepresented groups such as African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and American Indians - conductino research in educational measurement and related fields. Eligibiity: current full-time enrollment in a doctoral program in any of the areas specified above. Completion of at least 2 years of coursework toward the PhD or EdD prior to the program start date. FAQ"s are available at http://www.ets.org/Media/Research/pdf/SummProgFAQ.pdf Value: $5,000 salary, $2,500 relocation and housing allowance Application deadline: February 1, 2011 *Some of the projects in the area of natural language processing require a 12-week internship. The descriptions for these projects will specify 12 weeks. Duration for 12-week internships is May 31, 2011 August 19, 2011. The salary is $7,500, and the relocation and housing allowance is $3,250. Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship During the academic year, selected fellows study at their universities and carry out research under the supervision of an academic mentor and in consultation with ETS research scientists and psychometricians. The goal of this program is to increase the number of well-trained scientists in educational measurement, psychometrics and statistics. At the time of application, candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program, have completed all the coursework toward the PhD and be at the dissertation stage of their program. Dissertation topics in the areas of psychometrics, statistics, educational measurement or quantitive methods will be given priority. Value: Each fellow's university receives the following: * $15,000 to pay a stipend to the fellow * $7,500 to defray the fellow's tuition, fees and work-study program commitments * A small grant for the purchase of equipment or software if needed to facilitate work on the fellow's research project (grant must be requested by the university). Each fellow who also participates in the Summer Internship Program for Graduate Students receives the following: * $5,000 compensation * $2,500 relocation and housing allowance
  • Value The value is not available
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Visit the ETS website at http://www.ets.org/research/fellowships/ Contact: Educational Testing Service, Email: internfellowships@ets.org Updated: January 26, 2012

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