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The TESOL Professional Development Scholarships


To help TESOL members attend the TESOL convention. The scholarships are presented by Travel Portland.


TESOL members in good standing. 


Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded to cover:
  • Registration to the TESOL convention.
  • 2-nights hotel.
Note: Scholarship recipients are expected to volunteer at the convention for a minimum of two hours; the names of recipients will be forwarded to the annual convention volunteer coordinator.

To Apply

To complete the application process, you will need to submit a statement of 500 words or fewer addressing the following:
  • How attendance at the TESOL convention will further your professional development.
  • How attending the conference will benefit your ESL/EFL community.
  • Why you need this scholarship, including evidence of financial need.
For more details, please see the Evaluation Rubric.

Application Deadline

Applications are being accepted from 17 October through 30 November 2022.

Apply Now

2023 Recipients

  • Madeline Crozier
  • Nosirjon Davlatov
  • Chioma Ezeh
  • Kamal Raj Devkota
  • Marcelle Monchanin
  • Holly Sawyer
  • Enkhchimeg Sharav
  • Connie Siebold
  • Elizabeth Wadell


Please contact TESOL Awards.