2023 Scholarships

SWCOLT/VISTA HIGHER LEARNING FUTURE LANGUAGE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIPS 

Vista Higher Learning has generously offered to sponsor two $1000 scholarships for exemplary language students in the SWCOLT region who are interested in pursuing a career in language teaching--any language and any level. The Vista Higher Learning Future Educator Scholarships will be awarded at the 2023 SWCOLT conference in Salt Lake City (Feb. 23-25) to one outstanding high school senior and one outstanding college/university student who demonstrate a strong commitment to pursuing a career in language teaching.

SWCOLT thanks Vista Higher Learning for supporting our aspiring language teachers!

This opportunity is open to any student in the SWCOLT 9 state region. Applicants should review the appropriate rubric and complete all parts of the application. Applications are due by January 31, 2023.

 

SWCOLT/VISTA HIGHER LEARNING FUTURE LANGUAGE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP for High School Seniors

Requirements:

  1. Current high school transcript

  2. List of school and community activities

  3. Three letters of recommendation, each not to exceed one page (1 from a language teacher, 1 from a peer, and 1 from a teacher or administrator at your high school)

  4. One page statement of your future plans to become a language teacher (750 words maximum)

  5. College or university you plan to attend (copy of acceptance, if available). State briefly how your plans fit within the offerings, programs and opportunities of this college or university.

  6. Hyperlink to video (maximum 3 minutes) of the candidate’s response in their language of study/L2 to this question: What makes an A+ teacher? The video should focus entirely on the candidate while speaking.

Applications are due January 31, 2023.

SWCOLT/VISTA HIGHER LEARNING FUTURE LANGUAGE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP for Higher Education Students

Requirements:

  1. Current college transcript

  2. List of community activities

  3. Three letters of recommendation, each not to exceed one page (1 from an instructor, 1 from a peer, and 1 from a dean/department chair at your school)

  4. One page statement of your future plans to become a language teacher (750 words maximum)

  5. Hyperlink to video (maximum 3 minutes) of the candidate’s response in their language of study/L2 to this question: What makes an A+ teacher? The video should focus entirely on the candidate while speaking.

Applications are due January 31, 2023.

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Centro Mundolengua (available in 2023)

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 trainings in Seville, Madrid, and Cadiz. The  scholarship recipient can choose whichever program he/she prefers, although some conditions  apply. Here are the 4 different options: 

AP® Spanish Language and Culture Workshop in Seville

Dates: June 18 – July 1, 2023 

The scholarship recipient can only apply 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 

Centro MundoLengua AP® Spanish Language and Culture Summer Institute has been officially  endorsed by the College Board. College Board, AP®, Advanced Placement®, Advanced Placement Program®, AP® Vertical  Teams, Pre-AP® and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with  permission. 

      

AP® Spanish Language and Culture Workshop in Madrid  

Dates: July 2 – 8, 2023  

The scholarship recipient can only opt for this option if he/she is a high school teacher 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 

• Cultural activities 

• 24 hour support 

• Class materials 

• College Board certificate 

Centro MundoLengua AP® Spanish Literature and Culture Summer Institute has been officially  endorsed by the College Board.  College Board, AP®, Advanced Placement®, Advanced Placement Program®, AP® Vertical  Teams, Pre-AP® and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with  permission. 

AP® Spanish Literature and Culture Workshop in Madrid  

Dates: July 2 – 8, 2023 

The scholarship recipient can only opt for this option if he/she is a high school teacher 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 

Centro MundoLengua AP® Spanish Literature and Culture Summer Institute has been officially  endorsed by the College Board. College Board, AP®, Advanced Placement®, Advanced Placement Program®, AP® Vertical  Teams, Pre-AP® and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with  permission.

    

Training course for Spanish teachers at the University of Cadiz

Dates:  

• June 25 – July 8, 2023 (Basic Level). Program for Spanish teachers without previous  experience or prior training, or those who wish to teach students at a novice level.

• July 9 – July 22, 2023 (Advanced Level). Program for Spanish teachers with experience  or prior training, or those who wish to teach students at an advanced level. 

These Spanish teacher trainings are available for Spanish teachers as well as future Spanish  teachers in middle school, high school, colleges, and universities.  

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 

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