CSCTFL 2017 Scholarship Opportunities

Applications for all scholarships due November 30, 2016

 

Vivian Harvey Scholarship
Maximizing Language and Cultural Competency through Educational Travel to Peru Academia Latinoamericana de Español

www.latinoschools.com

Program description:

  1. A two-week Spanish language immersion experience and Indigenous Andean Culture or Regional Literature course including a home stay and four (4) hours of instruction per day.
  2. Teachers may apply for Graduate credits through New Mexico State University.
  3. The program consists of two weeks in the Imperial city of Cusco.
    Dates: July 9-22, 2017


Scholarship includes:
Registration, tuition for two weeks, housing with host family (double occupancy), breakfast and lunch each day, laundry service once a week.

Expenses not covered by the scholarship:

Dinners; round-trip travel to Cusco; personal expenses.

Selection Criteria:
The scholarship recipient must teach in grades 11-12 or at the University level.
After completing this experience, the recipient is required to share information and materials obtained from the experience with CSCTFL.  The scholarship recipient is REQUIRED to submit a short video highlighting
the various components of the experience with photos.

 

VIDEO FROM FORMER SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:

http://youtu.be/zhDZrhiUMsM

https://youtu.be/Yly725I5iUM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwggzFmRD8E 

Preference for this award will be given to non-native speakers of Spanish.
Scholarship candidates must teach in the CSCTFL region (AR, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI)

 

 

Goethe-Institut Scholarship

This scholarship, available to teachers of German in levels K-16, provides a one- or two-week professional development course at one of the 12 Goethe-Institutes in Germany in 2017; full information about available courses and dates can be found here: http://www.goethe.de/lhr/prj/fid/enindex.htm.

The scholarship includes tuition, course materials, housing (varies depending on course location), breakfast every day and one main meal on Monday-Friday, cultural program, public transportation at seminar location, medical, accident and liability insurance for the duration of the seminar, coverage for transport home in case of illness.

Not included: transportation to Germany and additional meals. Applicants must be members of AATG.

After completing this experience, the recipient is required to share information and materials obtained from the experience with CSCTFL, either as a session at the 2018 conference or an online presentation or video posted on the CSCTFL website.

Preference for this award will be given to non-native speakers of German.
Scholarship candidates must teach in the CSCTFL region (AR, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI)

 

Cemanahuac Educational Community in Mexico Scholarship


http://www.cemanahuac.com/


This scholarship is intended to provide an immersion experience for a teacher in a public or private K-12 Spanish program who has shown professional commitment to, and sustained involvement in, the teaching of Spanish language and culture. The award, valued at $1129.00, includes registration, tuition for two weeks, housing (double occupancy) with all meals. Other expenses, in addition to airfare, that the recipient would have to cover on his/her own would be transfer to Cuernavaca (about $16 each way), a textbook ($45), cultural field study trips and personal expenses.

While the program offers information about the rich culture and history of Mexico, the emphasis at Cemanahuac is on improvement of Spanish language ability. The recipient can attend at any convenient time in 2017; however, a special workshop for language teachers is being held July 1 - 15, 2017 and the recipient may enjoy this interaction with other teachers from around the USA.

After completing this experience, the recipient is required to share information and materials obtained from the experience with CSCTFL, either as a session at the 2018 conference or an online presentation or video posted on the CSCTFL website.

Preference for this award will be given to non-native speakers of Spanish.
Scholarship candidates must teach in the CSCTFL region (AR, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI)

 

 

Centro MundoLengua Scholarship for AP Teacher in Seville, Spain or Madrid, Spain


www.centromundolengua.com


June 25-July 8, 2017

As part of its continuing commitment to professional development for teachers, MundoLengua collaborates with several organizations to provide full scholarships for participation in its College Board AP summer workshop in Seville.
These scholarships are exclusively for high school teachers who are currently teaching AP Spanish Language & Culture, or who plan to teach it in the near future.

All scholarships cover the following:

  1. College Board workshop with all materials.
  2. Housing with a Spanish family (individual room) and all meals included.
  3. Cultural and social activities program with all entrances.
  4. The scholarships do not include:
  5. Flight to Spain.
  6. Transport in Spain.
  7. Weekend travel.
  8. Graduate credits from UC Riverside.
  9. Health insurance.


After completing this experience, the recipient is required to share information and materials obtained from the experience with CSCTFL, either as a session at the 2018 conference or an online presentation or video posted on the CSCTFL website.
Preference for this award will be given to non-native speakers of Spanish.
Scholarship candidates must teach in the CSCTFL region (AR, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI)

 

Study Spanish in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala


www.casaxelaju.com

This scholarship is for two weeks of study, one-on-one instruction, five hours a day, five days a week, homestay with a local family, three meals a day, six days a week, daily social and cultural activities. There are more than 30 Spanish programs in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. The regular Spanish immersion program takes place all year. Dates are flexible because classes can start on any Monday year-round. Air fare and ground transportation are not included.
After completing this experience, the recipient is required to share information and materials obtained from the experience with CSCTFL, either as a session at the 2018 conference or an online presentation or video posted on the CSCTFL website.

Preference for this award will be given to non-native speakers of Spanish.
Scholarship candidates must teach in the CSCTFL region (AR, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI)


 

ELIGIBILITY FOR ALL CSCTFL SCHOLARSHIPS:

Scholarship applicants must:

  • Teach in the CSCTFL region (AR, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI).
  • Be a practicing teacher with a teaching load of at least 50% in the foreign language department.
  • Attend the 2017 CSCTFL in Chicago, IL, March 9-11 and accept the scholarship at the Awards presentation.
  • Present a 60-minute session highlighting the scholarship experience (sharing information and materials) at the 2018 Central States Conference OR create an online presentation or video about the experience to post on the CSCTFL website.

 

Other selection criteria include:

  • Professional commitment and significant involvement in the teaching of a foreign language (conference/workshop participation, curriculum development) listed in a current professional resume or curriculum vitae (Note: participation in the Central States organization and/or attendance at past conferences will be advantageous and should be noted).
  • Evidence of how the experience will enhance his/her teaching explained in a written statement of not more than 200 words.
  • Evidence of institutional support in the form of a letter of endorsement from an administrator or department chairperson.

For more information, contact:
Linda Havas, Scholarship Chair
CSCTFL Awards Committee
linda.havas@greendale.k12.wi.us


Applications (curriculum vitae/resume, personal statement (see above), and letter of endorsement must be submitted electronically to linda.havas@greendale.k12.wi.us by November 30, 2016, for consideration.

 

2017 Scholarship Winners

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