TEAL Charitable Foundation

TEAL Charitable Foundation

Promoting the teaching and learning of English as an additional language

The TEAL Charitable Foundation was established by BC TEAL in 1986 and is registered as a charitable organization with Revenue Canada. The TEAL Charitable Foundation’s charitable status enables it to engage in fundraising activities to support its mandate. The TCF supports the teaching and learning of English as an additional language by presenting ten annual awards and scholarships valued at $18,000 to learners and educators. The TEAL Charitable Foundation’s awards and scholarships are funded through the interest accrued from the TCF endowment with the Vancouver Foundation.

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The TEAL Charitable Foundation

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TCF Awards for 2018

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TCF Awards & How to Apply

The TEAL Charitable Foundation (TCF) annually offers ten awards and scholarships to support English language educators, learners and projects. Please note that in accordance with TEAL Charitable Foundation Bylaws, applications received from members of the TEAL Charitable Foundation Board or the BC TEAL Board cannot be considered for TEAL Charitable Foundation awards or scholarships.
TCF Awards and Scholarships support:
  • teacher education and professional development in the field of English language instruction
  • international travel to research or study in the field of English language instruction
  • the promotion of AIDS awareness and/or health education through English language instruction
  • research projects, conferences, seminars and teacher/learner projects in the field of English language instruction
How to Apply
Because each BC TEAL award is unique, there is not one standard application form. To find out how to apply for a BC TEAL award or scholarship, please review the application procedure at bottom of each award page. If you need further assistance, please contact us at admin@bcteal.org
Application Deadlines for TEAL Charitable Foundation Awards and Scholarships

The two deadlines for applying for a TCF award or scholarship are November 1st and January 31st of each year.

TCF Board of Directors 2018 – 2019

  • Chair Michael Galli
  • Past Chair Jennifer Pearson Terell
  • Awards Co-Chair Jennifer Pearson Terell
  • Awards Co-Chair Joan Acosta
  • Fundraising Co-Chair Shirene Salamatian
  • Fundraising Co-Chair Yalda Ahmadvand
  • Co-Secretary Virginia Christopher
  • Co-Secretary Tanya Cowie
  • Treasurer Dale Hunter