Future Educator Scholarships

Vista Higher Learning Future Language Educator Scholarships

Do you know a high school senior or a college/university student who is thinking of making a career out of language instruction? Vista Higher Learning is delighted to work with CSCTFL to offer two new scholarship opportunities focused on celebrating the next generation of outstanding language teachers. An award of $1,000 each will be presented at the CSCTFL 2023 annual conference in Columbus, OH, to one outstanding high school senior and one outstanding college/university student who demonstrates a strong commitment to pursuing a career in language teaching (any language, including English as a second language, at any level of instruction). Encourage your students to submit an application today!

Vista Higher Learning Future Language Educator Scholarship (High School Senior)

Deadline for applications: January 15

Recipient to be announced at the 2023 CSCTFL conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Requirements:

  • Written statement (750 words maximum) about why you want to be a language teacher

  • Video link (3 minute maximum) in your language of study/L2 addressing the topic: What makes an A+ teacher? The video should focus entirely on the candidate while speaking. (no cut-away camera shots)

  • 3 letters of recommendation (1 page maximum per letter) - 1 from a language teacher, 1 from a peer, 1 from another teacher or administrator at the school

  • Recent photo with written statement giving permission to use and reproduce

  • College or university you plan to attend and acceptance letter, if available

Vista Higher Learning Future Language Educator Scholarship (College or University Student)

Deadline for applications: January 15

Recipient to be announced at the 2023 CSCTFL conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Requirements:

  • Current college transcript

  • List of community activities

  • A statement of your future plans to become a language teacher (750 words max)

  • Hyperlink to video (3 minute maximum) in your language of study/L2 addressing the topic: What makes an A+ teacher? The video should focus entirely on the candidate while speaking. (no cut-away camera shots)

  • Recommendation letter from an instructor or dean/department chair

  • Recommendation letter from peer

  • Recent photo with written statement giving permission to use and reproduce