Educational Testing Service (ETS) Fellowship and Internship Programs
Date posted: 08/22/2008
Award: program offers fellowships and internship
Field: Educational research, measurement and related fields
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a doctoral program, have completed all required coursework, and be working on a dissertation related to statistics, psychometrics, educational measurement or quantitative methods.
The goal of the ETS R&D Fellowship and Internship programs is to provide opportunities for talented scholars and students from diverse backgrounds, especially traditionally underrepresented groups such as African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and American Indians to carry out research under the mentorship of ETS senior research scientists and psychometricians. These programs encourage research in areas such as: * Measurement Theory * Validity * Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics * Cognitive Psychology * Learning Theory * Linguistics * Speech Recognition and Processing * Teaching and Classroom Research * Statistics * International Large Scale Assessments The application process will open on November 1, 2009. At that time, information and application instructions will be posted on the ETS Web site at _http://www.ets.org/research/fellowships.html_. The deadline for applying for the summer internship and postdoctoral fellowship programs is February 1, 2010. The deadlines for applying for the Harold Gulliksen program are December 1, 2009 for the preliminary nomination materials and February 1, 2010 for the final application materials. Several funding programs available, see the web page for further details: --ETS is seeking graduate students for the *summer internship program *in research. --The *Harold Gulliksen psychometric research program* seeks graduate students who have completed their doctoral coursework and are at the dissertation stage of their program working on a dissertation related to statistics, psychometrics, educational/psychological measurement or quantitative methods. --The *postdoctoral fellowship programs* seek individuals who hold a doctorate in one of the disciplines listed above.