Beginning in 2012 and continuing through 2017, the Peking University Press will fund an award of $1500 US dollars to use as a prize for a winner of the best essay selected from articles published by the Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association (JCLTA) the year prior to the selection year. The winner of the award shall be announced by a representative from the Peking University Press at the membership meeting of the CLTA’s annual conference.

Past Recipients:

2012: Hong Zhang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Phonological Universals and Tonal Acquisition. Vol. 45:1, 2010

Janet Zhiqun Xing, Western Washington University; Title: 对外汉语词汇教学法初探. Vol.46:2, 2011