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Call for Volunteers: 2022-2023 TESOL Award Reviewers

Get Involved! Serve as an Award Reviewer

Each year TESOL releases a call for award reviewers. Award reviewers are an integral part of the award selection process. Your service enables you to use your expertise and experience to evaluate award applicants.

As a TESOL member, you may apply to review applications for the following awards.

TESOL Awards for Excellence & Service

  • TESOL Award for Excellence in Research, presented by long-time member Deborah Short
    To recognize excellence in research on language teaching and learning.

  • TESOL Outstanding Advocate Honor Award
    To recognize an exceptional leader and professional who has demonstrated outstanding advocacy efforts in the TESOL field that are aligned with the vision, mission, values, and commitments of the association.

Travel Grants and Scholarships

Expectations and Requirements

To apply, you must:
  • Be a member in good standing of TESOL International Association.
  • Have regular internet access.
  • Have access to a computer with Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have the reader, you can download it for free.
  • Have not applied to the same award you want to review for.
  • Be available to review applications in the month of December.
The time commitment varies by award but reviewers should expect to commit a minimum of 8 hours during the review period. For more details, please contact TESOL Awards.

How to Apply

 To complete the application, you will need:
  • A list of the past awards you have reviewed (if applicable).
  • An estimate of your availability for review work. 
  • A description of your professional and other TESOL International Association commitments.
  • The name of the award you wish to review (optional).
  • CV or résumé.

Application Deadline

Applications are being accepted now through 21 November. 

Apply Now


Please contact TESOL Awards