2018 CSCTFL Scholarship Opportunities
Applications for all scholarships due November 30, 2017

 

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR ALL CSCTFL SCHOLARSHIPS:

Scholarship applicants must:

  1. Teach in the CSCTFL region (AR, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI).
  2. Be a practicing teacher with a teaching load of at least 50% in the foreign language department.
  3. Attend the 2018 CSCTFL in Milwaukee, WI (March 8 - 10) and accept the scholarship at the Awards presentation.
  4. Present a 60-minute session highlighting the scholarship experience (sharing information and materials) at the 2019 Central States Conference OR create an online presentation or video about the experience to post on the CSCTFL website.

How to apply:

Send a single PDF file containing all of the items listed below to linda.havas@greendale.k12.wi.us no later than November 30, 2017.

  1. Scholarship Application Cover Sheet
  2. Current professional resume or curriculum vitae detailing professional commitment and significant involvement in the teaching of a foreign language (conference/workshop participation, curriculum development). (Note: participation in the Central States organization and/or attendance at past conferences will be advantageous and should be noted).
  3. Evidence of how the experience will enhance your teaching explained in a written statement of not more than 200 words.
  4. 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


All application materials (see above) must be submitted electronically to linda.havas@greendale.k12.wi.us by November 30, 2017, for consideration.

 

 

Centro Mundolengua


www.centromundolengua.com

Initial Description:
The scholarship is available to high school teachers who are currently teaching AP Spanish Language and Culture or AP Spanish Literature, or who plan to teach it in the near future. The recipient of the Centro Mundolengua Summer Scholarship has the ability to choose where he/she would like to study. Centro Mundolengua is providing an AP Spanish language and culture program for teachers in Seville as well as an AP Spanish literature program in Madrid. The scholarship recipient can choose whichever program he/she prefers. In these wonderful historic centers of Spain, teachers can learn about the latest teaching resources, integration of language skills, and AP program goals. These are the only programs for teachers in Spain endorsed by the College Board. Our main goal is to ensure that the recipient of this scholarship learns pertinent information to be brought back and shared with his/her students.

 

Locations and Dates:

  1. AP Spanish Language and Culture Seville: June 24th, 2018– July 7th, 2018
  2. AP Spanish Literature Madrid: June 24th, 2018 – July 7th, 2018

 

Structure and Goals for All Programs:

  1. First week will consist solely of cultural visits
  2. Second week will be a mix of cultural visits and AP workshops
  3. In class teachers will learn how to:
    1. Create and share communicative activities
    2. Modify existing curricula
    3. Holistically assess their students’ competencies in Spanish
    4. Incorporate literary works from the AP Spanish Literature reading list
    5. Accurately assess students´ progress

Activities and Cultural Visits in Seville:
Afternoon activities include: Royal Palace, Cathedral, Plaza España, ancient Jewish quarter, flamenco museum, flamenco dance lessons, cooking classes, and more. Nighttime activities include: tapas nights, group dinners, wine tastings, concerts at the Royal Palace, flamenco shows, outdoor cinema, art and culture expos, and more

Activities and Cultural Visits in Madrid:
Afternoon activities include: Prado, Reina Sofia, Royal Palace, Thyssen, literary tour, flamenco lessons, cooking classes, and more/  Nighttime activities include: tapas nights, group dinners, wine tastings, concerts, flamenco shows, outdoor cinema, art and culture expos, and more.

 

Package Includes:

  1. 30 hours of AP Spanish development
  2. Full room and board – Housing accommodations with a host family (Seville) or individual room in student dormitory (Madrid)
  3. Cultural activities
  4. 24 hour support
  5. Class materials
  6. College Board certificate

Expenses Not Included:

  1. Airfare
  2. Weekend excursions
  3. Medical expenses / Insurance
  4. Graduate credits (optional)
  5. Nighttime activities (except tapas night and welcome/farewell dinners)

 

 

 

Goethe-Institut Scholarship


http://www.goethe.de/lhr/prj/fid/deindex.htm


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 2018; full information about available courses and dates can be found here.

Package includes:

  1. Tuition and course materials
  2. Housing (varies depending on course location)
  3. Breakfast every day and one main meal on Monday-Friday
  4. Cultural program
  5. Public transportation at seminar location
  6. Medical, accident and liability insurance for the duration of the seminar and 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 2019 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.

 



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


www.latinoschools.com


Program Description:
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.
Teachers may apply for Graduate credits through New Mexico State University.
The program consists of two weeks in the Imperial city of Cusco.
Dates: July 8 to 21, 2018

Scholarship includes:

  1. Registration and tuition for two weeks
  2. Housing with host family (double occupancy)
  3. Breakfast and lunch each day
  4. Laundry service once a week

Not included: 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.

 

Cemanahuac Educational Community in Mexico Scholarship


http://www.cemanahuacspanishschool.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 is valued at $1153.00.

Scholarship Includes:

  1. Registration and tuition for two weeks.
  2. Housing (double occupancy) with all meals.

Not included:
Airfare
Transfer to Cuernavaca (about $16 each way), 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 2018; however, a special workshop for language teachers is being held in July and the recipient may enjoy this interaction with other teachers from around the USA.

Preference for this award will be given to non-native speakers of Spanish and who are committed to attending the full two-week session.

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 2019 conference or an online presentation or video posted on the CSCTFL website.

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 2019 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).

 

 

 

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