Travel/Study Scholarships

2023 CSCTFL Travel/Study Scholarships

Many thanks to the generous professional partners who offer travel-study scholarships for teachers in the CSCTFL region each year. Due to COVID-19, some of our partners' programs are not currently available. Information on each of our 2023 Scholarships will be available this summer and posted below. Please revisit this page to when additional scholarship offerings have become available.

Eligibility, Criteria and How to Apply for ALL CSCTFL Travel/Study 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 2023 CSCTFL in Columbus, OH (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 2024 Central States Conference OR create an online presentation or video about the experience to post on the CSCTFL website.


How to apply: Complete online application no later than November 1, 2022. Online application components include:

  • 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).

  • Evidence of how the experience will enhance your 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:

Janet Rowe, Scholarship Chair

CSCTFL Awards Committee

grants@csctfl.org

All application materials must be submitted electronically to grants@csctfl.org by November 1 for consideration.

Latino Schools Scholarship in Peru

Latino Schools: Maximizing Language and Cultural Competency through Educational Travel to Peru - One scholarship available


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 2 to 15, 2023


Scholarship includes:

  • Registration and tuition for two weeks

  • Housing with host family (double occupancy)

  • Breakfast and lunch each day

  • 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.

Casa Xelajú Scholarship in Guatemala

Study Spanish in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

www.casaxelaju.com


This scholarship will cover one-half the cost 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. Airfare and ground transportation are not included.


For more info, please visit http://casaxelaju.com


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 2024 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.



Centro Mundolengua Scholarship in Spain

Centro Mundolengua Spanish Teacher Training in Spain

www.centromundolengua.com


Initial Description: Centro MundoLengua is an international Spanish school and educational tour operator based in Seville, accredited by the Cervantes Institute, that offers study abroad and authentic Spanish immersion opportunities in Spain for students from across the world of all ages & levels. We provide options for individuals and customizable group programs for middle school / high school, university, adults, and Spanish teachers.

Centro MundoLengua is offering one scholarship for 2023. The scholarship is available to middle school / high school / college Spanish teachers or future middle school / high school / college Spanish teachers. 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.

Centro Mundolengua is providing Spanish teacher training in Seville, Madrid, and Cadiz. The scholarship recipient can choose whichever program he/she prefers, although some conditions apply. Below are the 3 different options:


I) AP® Spanish Language and Culture Workshop in Seville.

Dates: June – July 2023 (exact dates to be confirmed later)

This workshop has not been yet officially endorsed by the College Board for 2023 (Endorsements are usually given in the fall). The scholarship recipient can only opt for this option if he/she is a high school teacher who is currently teaching AP® Spanish Language and Culture, or who plans to teach it in the near future.

The scholarship includes:

  • 30 hours of AP® Spanish development

  • Full room and board with a host family

  • Cultural activities

  • 24 hour support

  • Class materials

  • College Board certificate

II) AP® Spanish Literature and Culture Workshop in Madrid.

Dates: June – July 2023 (exact dates to be confirmed later)

This workshop has not been yet officially endorsed by the College Board for 2023 (Endorsements are usually given in the fall). The scholarship recipient can only opt for this option if he/she is a high school teacher who is currently teaching AP® Spanish Literature and Culture, or who plans to teach it in the near future.

The scholarship includes:

  • 30 hours of AP® Spanish development

  • Cultural activities

  • 24 hour support

  • Class materials

  • College Board certificate

III) Training course for Spanish teachers at the University of Cadiz.

Dates: June-July 2023 (exact dates for each session are yet to be determined)

The scholarship includes:

  • 50 hours of training (including face-to-face training and individual studying)

  • Full room and board with a host family

  • Cultural activities

  • 24 hour support

  • Class materials

  • University certificate

  • Airport transfer from/to Jerez de la Frontera

The training sessions are for Spanish teachers as well as future Spanish teachers in middle school, high school, colleges, and universities. Three distinct sessions are available:

  • Spanish teachers without previous experience or prior training, or those who teach students at a novice level.

  • Spanish teachers with experience or prior training, or those who teach students at an advanced level.

  • Spanish teachers with experience and prior training who teach students at a superior level.


Goethe Institut Scholarship in Germany


Congratulations to our 2022 Scholarship Recipients!

Keli Reinke

Catalina Cabello

Dana Davis