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BC TEAL/TESOL Award

Application Deadline

The application deadline for the BC TEAL/TESOL Award is November 1st of each year. Successful applicants will be notified within six weeks of the application deadline.

Description

The BC TEAL/TESOL Award was established by BC TEAL and TESOL in 1992 to commemorate the first TESOL Convention held in Vancouver, Canada in 1992.

The award is a travel grant for a member in good standing of BC TEAL or a TESOL affiliate, and is valued at up to $1,000. It can be used to cover items such as registration, travel and, accommodation costs for attending or participating in a provincial, national or international English language conference.

Criteria

Applicants are evaluated according to the following criteria:

  1. Membership in good standing of BC TEAL or a TESOL affiliate
  2. Documentation of service to a local/provincial TESOL/TEAL association of affiliate

Application Requirements

Applications must be submitted prior to the conference/convention.

Applicants are required to submit:

  1. A letter describing:

    a. A history of service to the local/provincial association or affiliate
    b. The need for financial assistance for travel to the annual conference/convention
    c. The extent to which attendance at an annual conference/convention will benefit the local/provincial ESL/EFL community

  2. A letter of recommendation from an administrator or colleague

Disbursement of Funds

Within one year, the recipient is required to complete the following before disbursement of funds:

  1. Give a presentation at a BC TEAL Conference or submit an article for the BC TEAL Newsletter
  2. Submit receipts for expenses incurred to the BC TEAL office for reimbursement

Application Submission

Applications should be postmarked on or before the deadline and submitted to:

TEAL Charitable Foundation
Attention: BC TEAL/TESOL Award
#206 – 640 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC  V5Z 1G4

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