TEAL Charitable Foundation

TEAL Charitable Foundation

“Promoting the teaching and learning of English as an additional language”

The TEAL Charitable Foundation (TCF) was established by BC TEAL in 1986 and is registered as a charitable organization with Revenue Canada. TCF’s charitable status enables it to engage in fundraising activities to support its mandate. The Foundation supports the teaching and learning of English as an additional language by presenting eleven annual awards and scholarships, valued at $27,500, 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.

 

TEAL Charitable Foundation 2021 Raffle for Refugees

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What is the cause?

The BC TEAL Charitable Foundation (TCF) was established by the Association of BC Teachers of English as an Additional Language (BC TEAL). It is dedicated to promoting the teaching and learning of English as an additional language, and provides eleven awards and scholarships to learners and educators annually. Currently, we are raising funds to extend our scholarships for refugee high school students to attend post-secondary programs in BC. Many of our recipients have arrived in Canada from war-torn countries. Many have missed critical years of education while living in refugee camps. With few resources and little or no family to fall back on, they struggle to survive, and exist in a cycle of low-level employment. However, education allows them to break that cycle, and despite the obstacles of their past, these outstanding students have achieved high grades and served their new schools and communities through volunteering their time. The only thing they lack are the funds to access post secondary education. This is where the TCF scholarships come in; they help these students change the course of their lives.

Why Buy?

Due to COVID, the TCF have been unable to hold our fundraising activities to extend our scholarships for refugee students. It is more important than ever for us to continue to raise scholarship funds to assist these students. All proceeds raised from the TEAL Charitable Foundation 2021 Raffle for Refugees will go towards scholarships for refugee students to attend BC post-secondary programs. You will be helping to make a stronger, healthier, and more inclusive Canada.

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TCF Awards and Scholarships

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:
  • English as an Additional Language [EAL] immigrant and refugee learners wishing to pursue post-secondary studies
  • English as an Additional Language [EAL] educators wishing to:
    • pursue professional development by attending provincial, national, and international EAL conferences
    • study in EAL teacher training programs
    • conduct EAL research projects in the areas of health education and language instruction

TCF Board of Directors 2019 – 2020

  • Chair Michael Galli
  • Past Chair/Awards Co-Chair Jennifer Pearson Terell
  • Treasurer Carol May
  • Secretary Cindy Leibel
  • Member-at-Large Virginia Christopher
  • Member-at-Large Kue K’nyawmupoe
  • Member-at-Large Azza Sedky

TCF Awards & How to Apply

The TEAL Charitable Foundation (TCF) offers eleven awards and scholarships to support English language educators, learners and projects each year. The two deadlines for applying for a TCF award or scholarship are November 1st and January 31st of each year. 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
There is not one standard application form because each BC TEAL award is unique. To find out how to apply for a BC TEAL award or scholarship, please review the application procedure at the end of each award page. If you need further assistance, please contact us at admin@bcteal.org
TEAL Charitable Foundation Awards and Scholarships
Value: Up to $1,000
Application Deadline: November 1st
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Value: Up to $3,000
Application Deadline: January 31st
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Value: Up to $4,000
Application Deadline: November 1st
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Value: Up to $1,000
Application Deadline: November 1st
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Value: Up to $1,000
Application Deadline: November 1st
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Value: Up to $3,000
Application Deadline: January 31
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Value: Up to $3,000
Application Deadline: November 1
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Value: Up to $2,500
Application Deadline: November 1st
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Value: Up to $3,000
Application Deadline: November 1st
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Value: Up to $3,000
Application Deadline: January 31st
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Value: Up to $3,000
Application Deadline: January 31st
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TCF Award and Scholarship Winners

TCF Award Winners

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