Global Professional membership
offers a discounted membership option for TESOL professionals who are legal or native-born residents of a country with a gross national income of US$15,000 or less per capita
(as defined by World Bank).
Online Access to Benefits
As a global professional member, you will be a full member of TESOL International Association with electronic-only access to benefits. To access your benefits, you will need a valid email address. You may also add online-only access to TESOL Quarterly
, the association's flagship academic journal, for an additional US$45.
Global Membership Fund
Unable to pay full dues? A subsidized Global membership fund is available to help. (The fund is not available for membership renewals or subscriptions to TESOL Quarterly.) The members’ portion of the dues is as follows:
Global Professional Members: $10
Student Members: $10
Professional Members: $30
How to Apply for Assistance
To apply for assistance, send an e-mail to Nancy Flores, TESOL membership coordinator, with "TESOL Global Membership Fund" in the subject line. In your e-mail, please include the following information:
If you have any questions about the TESOL Global Professional Membership, please contact TESOL Member Services.
- Full name
- Mailing address
- E-mail address
- Membership type you are selecting
- A summary statement addressing how the grant would benefit you personally and/or your place of employment, and expectations of how you would share this professional development knowledge with colleagues
- A completed membership application with payment information