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Career Resources

Access Awards, Grants and Scholarships

TESOL members have access to numerous awards and grants that honor excellence in service to the field and research.

Members may apply for these awards and grants and share the information with their students and colleagues.  

Eligibility Requirements 

TESOL grants and scholarships are available only to TESOL members. Membership must be active at the time of application. 

  • You may apply for multiple grants or scholarships, but you will not receive more than one award per year. 
  • You may win an award only once. If you have received an award in the past, you are no longer eligible for that award. 
  • Refer to the specific grant or scholarship for information on the eligibility criteria for each award and application process. 


Applications are usually due in September.

Travel Grants  


Awards of Excellence and Service 

These awards are made possible by the support of TESOL's partners National Geographic Learning and generous donations from members like you. 

2023 Recipients

View a current list of Recipients.

For information on past recipients, please contact TESOL Awards

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