The Charles A. Ferguson Award for Outstanding Scholarship
There are people who, by their very nature, are destined to make an impact on the world, during their lifetime and far beyond. These visionaries embody that rare combination of outstanding scholarship, superior leadership skills, and the ability to foster collaborations among a wide range of people to enrich the world around them. Charles A. Ferguson was just such a visionary and leader.
The Charles A. Ferguson Award for Outstanding Scholarship was created to honor the life and legacy of the man who, among his many accomplishments, founded the Center for Applied Linguistics and established the Department of Linguistics at Stanford University.