Distinctive Online Research Award



TESOL CANADA- Distinctive Online Research Award (DORA)

TESOL Canada's DORA Award is to support the completion of In-Class or Online TESOL Studies in an approved TESOL Canada or TESOL USA institution in Canada, the U.S.A., India, Pakistan, Mexico, Iran, China, South Korea, Japan, Turkey, Philippines, France, and Spain. Applicants from non-listed countries may only qualify for Online Study Grants.  Canada & the U.S.A. Awards cover 35% to 50% of the tuition fees for qualified applicants willing to study in Canada or the U.S.A., online or in-class. Internationally, the scholarships cover 50 % percent of tuition fees in local rates. The application is open to applicants from all countries.

The DORA grant supports faculty research within TC's distinctive program areas, which include
Online TESOL & ESL Studies; Social Justice and the Common Good in Education Equilibrium; Peace Studies; Language Education aiding Employment is Developing Countries; Teaching English to Children of Minorities, Teaching Languages to Autistic Children, and Community Learning Services.

Instructions

  • Applicants are encouraged to consult a TC Academic Administrative Assistants before submitting their applications.
  • Please complete the electronic scholarship application using clear language for a non-specialist
  • Grants will be administered through the Finance Office. Please make arrangements before awarding the grant for the payment of funds; otherwise the money will revert to the TC's general funds. Receipts & Expense Reports must be provided.
  • Grants must be spent on the projects or study programs tuition fees for which they are awarded. Research Projects (Proposals) must be assessed and approved in advance.
  • Grant holders will be asked to complete a brief grant outcomes form summarizing their work and its contribution to TESOL Canada’s distinctive areas.
  • Submit a completed and signed copy to: Simon Baker, Academic Administration at info@tesolcanada.org
  • Deadlines: September 1st (For the Grant Approval on October 1st) and February 1st (for the Grant Approval on March 1st.) Grants are available twice per year.

Criteria for the Distinctive Online Research Award (DORA)

  • Grants are awarded up to $2,000.
  • Projects will be evaluated on these bases:
  1. its contribution to one of TC’s distinctive areas;
  2. its quality and originality;
  3. your plan for sharing the results of the research. Work already published is ineligible for this award.
  4. The committee will adjudicate applications based on the following ordered priorities:
  • Student training and progress
  • Community engaged research
  • Research Cost
  • Conference Attendance
  • Interviews
  • Use of Technology
  • Relevance of the Technology in Education. 

Supporting Documents:

  1. Updated Resume.
  2. Two pages autobiography and motivational letter.
  3. Scanned image of an official government issued ID card.
  4. Study Program's Application
  5. Scholarship's Application 
  6. Project Proposal Letter (One to Two Pages)

To apply, please email the supporting documents, and complete the General Scholarship Application Form

TESOL Africa Education Fund- TAEF Scholarship

Established in January 2018, TESOL Canada's Africa Mission concentrates on promoting TESOL through the United Nations Peace Keeping and Education Missions in Africa. Offering the TESOL African Education Fund- TAEF, TESOL Canada helps to promote ESL (English,) FSL (French,) and ASL (Arabic) education in developing African countries and rural areas. Additional courses such as Urban Development, Entrepreneurship, and Micro Financing are suggested programs to formulate financial stability of urban areas. Career development courses are provided through joint collaborations of TESOL Canada affiliated colleges.   

TAEF award is for language teachers from African countries to attend the Joint Conference of TESOL USA & TESOL Canada for their first time, and to publish their research in TESOL Canada Journal.

This award may be used either toward Online TESOL Canada approved courses or the joint TESOL Canada- TESOL USA Conference attendance. TAEF is not for In-Class course participation within the United States of America or Canada. There is no visa facilitation, and all courses are online. 

Supporting Documents:

  1. Updated Resume.
  2. Two pages autobiography and motivational letter.
  3. Scanned image of an official government issued ID card.
  4. Study Program's Application
  5. Scholarship's Application 
  6. TAEF Letter of Research Project Proposal (One to Two Pages)

To apply, please email the supporting documents, and complete the General Scholarship Application Form

TESOL Latin America Fund -TLAF (Latin American TESOL- TSSOL- TPSOL- DESI Award)

TESOL Latin America Fund- TLAF supports teachers or trainers from Latin American countries to attend the joint TESOL Canada & TESOL USA Annual Conference for the first time. This award also supports TESOL, TFSOL, or TSSOL students who are willing to become certified Spanish, French, English or Portuguese language instructors and build their new careers in education. The program pays $2000 to qualified applicants in any of the TSSOL, TFSOL, TPSOL or TESOL Certificates or Diploma programs. 

This award may be used toward Online "TSSOL (DESI) & TESOL Programs" through TESOL USA or TESOL Canada. This award is not for in-class participation within the United States of America or Canada. To attend conferences, Visa arrangements are not provided. Visa decisions are the sole responsibility of the Canadian Embassy in your country. Applicants may study directly online. 

Supporting Documents:

  1. Updated Resume.
  2. Two pages autobiography and motivational letter.
  3. Scanned image of an official government issued ID card.
  4. Study Program's Application
  5. Scholarship's Application 
  6. TLAF Research Project Proposal (One to Two Pages)

To apply, please email the supporting documents, and complete the General Scholarship Application Form.

TCSOL & Chinese Language, Confucius Institute Scholarships

The Confucius Institute at the University of Manchester is now accepting applications for Confucius Institute Scholarships. The Confucius Scholarships supports applicants in Learning Chinese language programs, as well as the TCSOL applicants. 

Additional information can be emailed. Please read all of the information carefully before beginning your application. If you have questions, please check the FAQ section. If you did not find what you were looking for, you can contact Confucius Centre for more information.

Applicants are invited from the following groups:

  • Confucius Institute students at the University of Manchester.
  • Chinese Studies students at the University of Manchester.
  • Study China Program Alumni.
  • Other individuals who meet all the eligibility criteria. 
  • TCSOL students from TESOL USA or TESOL Canada.

Supporting Documents:

  1. Updated Resume.
  2. Two pages autobiography and motivational letter.
  3. Scanned image of an official government issued ID card.
  4. Study Program's Application
  5. Scholarship's Application 

To apply, please email the supporting documents, and complete the General Scholarship Application Form

For more information, please Contact Us. 

To apply to any of the above Scholarships, please prepare the Supporting Documents:

  1. Updated Resume.
  2. Two pages autobiography and motivational letter.
  3. Scanned image of an official government issued ID card.
  4. Study Program's Application
  5. Scholarship's Application

    (The Awarding Scholarship Directors may require additional information, in which case they will contact you.) 

To apply, please email the supporting documents, and complete the General Scholarship Application Form