Grants & Scholarships

Fall Conference Attendance Grants

Pam Gemmer First Time Conference Attendance Grant

Student, Preservice, Beginning Teacher Attendance Grant


Application


Completed applications and recommendations must be received by September 15, 2021 to be considered. Awardees will be notified by October 1, 2021.

Up to 6 total grants will be awarded. These grants cover registration and/or double occupancy hotel expenses at the annual IFLTA Conference for pre-service teachers, teachers in the first five years of teaching, and/or experienced teachers who are attending the conference for the first time. Preference is given in each case to first-time attendees. Grant recipients must attend the conference on Thursday (if they are new or pre-service teachers), Friday, and Saturday. One-day-only attendees are ineligible.

Attendance grant winners agree to help at the conference information table and write a report about their experiences for the newsletter. Recipients should be available on both Friday and Saturday of the conference.


Mini-Grants for Special Projects or Events

If you are planning a special project or event that promotes world language teaching and learning, you may submit a request for financial assistance from IFLTA. Mini-grants in amounts up to $300 for constituent organizations and $100 for individuals can be requested and may be awarded as funds are available.

Applicant must have been a member of IFLTA for three years. Applications may be submitted at any time and will be reviewed at the next meeting of the Board of Directors (normally March, May, August, and December of each year).

These grants cannot be used for individual travel expenses.

Should a mini-grant be awarded, the applicant agrees to write an article about the project or event to be printed in the IFLTA Newsletter and/or submit a session or workshop proposal for the next fall conference.

Your application must include:

• Name:

• School:

• Preferred Address:

• Telephone:

• E-Mail Address:

• Amount Requested:

• Project Description (please describe the project, its intended audience, and desired outcomes)


Direct completed applications or questions to:

Sibel Ariogul Crum, PhD, Faculty
School of Global and International Studies
Central Eurasian Studies Department
Indiana University

sariogul@indiana.edu