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Professional Development Awards

Professional development awards support TESOL members’ registration to the TESOL International Convention and Language Expo and other TESOL-sponsored professional development events and courses.

Access the Latest Professional Development Awards Documents:

  • The TESOL Professional Development Scholarships
    All current TESOL members are eligible to apply. These scholarships assist in the professional development of TESOL members by facilitating attendance at the annual convention through a complimentary convention registration. Recipients may also choose to attend a pre- or postconvention institute (PCI) in addition to the convention.
  • The Ruth Crymes TESOL Academies Fellowships
    Any TESOL member who is a classroom teacher or teacher trainer/supervisor is eligible to apply. This award supports teachers who plan on attending a TESOL Convention, Academy, or Symposium.
  • The TESOL Leadership Mentoring Program
    This award encourages underrepresented groups in TESOL to become involved in leadership.