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2014 ACTFL Convention Scholarships

ACTFL/Vista Higher Learning First Time Attendee Scholarship Program

ACTFL and Vista Higher Learning are co-sponsoring this scholarship program which offers ACTFL members who have never attended an ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo the opportunity to apply for a $250 scholarship. This scholarship is to provide some assistance with the expenses associated with attending the convention.  

Applicant Requirements:

  1. Be a member of ACTFL valid through November 30, 2014 at the time your application is submitted.
  2. Be registered at the full Convention registration rate at the time your application is submitted.
  3. Be a first-time attendee at an ACTFL Annual Convention. 

Applicants will be notified of the decision in September 2014.  Applicants must have met all of the above requirements before applying. Late applications will not be considered.  Scholarship checks must be picked up at the convention by the individuals awarded the scholarships.  The number of scholarships awarded will be based on the funds available that year. Interested individuals must submit an application to ACTFL by Wednesday, July 9, 2014.


Rolando Hernandez Scholarship Fund

The Rolando Hernandez/ACTFL Scholarship Fund was created in 2013 with support from four major publishing houses (Cengage, Pearson, McGraw Hill, and Wiley) to honor the legacy of Rolando Hernandez who dedicated more than three decades to the service and passion for teaching languages. A $250 scholarship will be awarded to four (4) world language teachers to provide assistance with the expenses associated with attending the convention. Scholarship applicants must be ACTFL members, be registered as a first-time attendee of the ACTFL Annual Convention & World Languages Expo, and be within the first three years of their teaching career.

Robert J. Ludwig Scholarship Program

Robert Ludwig, former ACTFL President in 1989, left a bequest to ACTFL to create the Robert J. Ludwig Scholarship Program, which annually awards three (3) world language teachers with a $250 scholarship that is to provide assistance with the expenses associated with attending the convention. Scholarship applicants must be ACTFL members, first-time attendees of the ACTFL Annual Convention & World Languages Expo, and within the first three years of their teaching career.
 

Applicant Requirements:

  1. Be a member of ACTFL valid through November 30, 2014 at the time your application is submitted.
  2. Be registered at the full Convention registration rate at the time your application is submitted.
  3. Be a first-time attendee at an ACTFL Annual Convention. 
  4. Submit proof with your application that you are within the first three years of your teaching career.

Applicants will be notified of the decision in September 2014. Applicants must have met all of the above requirements before applying. Late applications will not be considered. Scholarship checks must be picked up at the convention by the individuals awarded the scholarships. Interested individuals must submit an application to ACTFL by Wednesday, July 9, 2014.