Association of Test Publishers (ATP) Graduate Student Research Award: Applications Due January 10

By Megan Welsh posted 12-20-2019 11:52


To promote innovative research at the graduate level, the 2020 Association of Test Publishers (ATP) Innovations in Testing Conference executive committee is pleased to announce the second annual ATP Graduate Student Research Award. The Innovations in Testing Conference is one of the assessment industry’s largest gatherings with annual attendance of more than 1,300 testing professionals. The conference is well-known for delivering high quality, innovative content and attracting leaders in the assessment industry.


The theme of the 2020 ATP Graduate Student Research Award is Innovations in Testing: Disruptive Technology in Large-Scale Assessments. Graduate students conducting research regarding how technology may be used to enhance or support large-scale assessments are encouraged to apply. Award winners will receive financial support to attend the 2020 Innovations in Testing Conference in San Diego, California. They will present their research project in a special conference session. In addition to the opportunity to showcase their research in front of assessment industry practitioners, awardees will network with professionals and meet industry mentors. It is an excellent network-building and learning opportunity for graduate students.


More information about the award and a video interview with previous award recipient Saed Qunbar (alumnus of University of North Carolina – Greensboro) can be found hereApplication deadline is January 10, 2020.


Questions? Ask Robbie Furter (, 2020 ATP Graduate Student Research Award Chair or Ada Woo (, 2020 ATP Innovations in Testing Conference Vice-Chair