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$6,000 Lead with Languages Scholarship for Future Language Educators Due 5/26

April 25, 2023

Background: The Lead with Languages Teacher Scholarship Program is dedicated to addressing a critical national shortage by bolstering the pipeline of future language educators. The program provides recipients with an award of $1,500 per academic year, renewable up to three times for a total of $6,000. Winners will also receive an ACTFL membership—which includes access to the ACTFL Mentoring Program aimed at early-career language educators.

• Be a high school senior accepted and planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. postsecondary institution, leading to credentialing as a language educator
• Have taken at least two years of the same language in high school, or can present documentation of proficiency results (see details at the application link below)
• 3.0+ GPA
• Be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident attending a U.S. high school

How to Apply: Students can apply here by the deadline of May 26th at 5pm EST. Required materials include a copy of your transcript and college acceptance letter, a 200 word or less response to the prompt provided, and a letter of recommendation. Be sure to review important details about letter of recommendation requirements in the “Recommendation” section of the application form.

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