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College Level Awards

 Richard Ohmann Award

College EnglishThe Richard Ohmann Award for Outstanding Article in College English recognizes the outstanding refereed article in the past volume year of the journal College English that makes the most significant contribution to scholarship, research, theory, or pedagogy in English studies.


David H. Russell Award

Established in 1963 as the Distinguished Research Award and  renamed in 1966 to honor the Council’s late President David H. Russell, the NCTE Russell Research Award for Distinguished Research in the Teaching of English honors an outstanding work of scholarship or research in language, literature, rhetoric, or pedagogy and learning, published during the previous five years.


Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Scholarship Fund

The Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Training Scholarship provides funding for professional development experiences for English/Language Arts teachers in public educational institutions.   The purpose of the scholarship is to support postgraduate training to enhance teaching skills and/or career development in teaching.


Promising Researcher Award

Established in 1970 and given by the NCTE Standing Committee on Research, the Promising Researcher Award competition is open to individuals who have completed dissertations, theses, or initial, independent studies after the dissertations between December 1, 2010 and January 31, 2013.



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