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Apply: TESOL Arabia International Conference (TACON) 2017 Travel Scholarships – UAE

The Annual TESOL Arabia International Conference provides limited financial support to help individual eligible TESOL Arabia members attend the Annual International Conference in the UAE.

Application Deadline: 15th January 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: eligible MENA region countries

To be taken at (country): United Arab Emirates

About the Award: The grant is administered by the Travel Grant Committee which is composed of the Conference Chair, who acts as the Committee Chair, the Proposals Chair, and three ordinary members of TESOL Arabia in good standing appointed at the discretion of the Chair. This Committee will field all applications.

Given funding limitations, the following constraints are necessary:

a) Financial support available through the MENA Scholarship TACON Grant is currently up to the lowest possible cost covering travel and hotel expenses for five nominees from the MENA region countries.

b) There is no absolute entitlement to money in any given year and when the funds are depleted no further applications will be accepted.

Type: Events and C0nferences

Eligibility: All current members of TESOL Arabia resident in the eligible MENA region countries who have had a paper accepted for the Annual International Conference are eligible to apply for funding.

Selection Criteria: Funding is evaluated and awards made based on the following criteria:

  1. the rating given the applicant’s proposal by the Proposals Committee
  2. the applicant’s number of years membership of TESOL Arabia
  3. whether the applicant has previously received money from TESOL Arabia in the form of a PDC Grant, a Dr. Lisa Barlow Memorial Travel Grant or a TESOL Arabia Travel Grant.

In all cases, decisions made by the Committee are final and no correspondence regarding decisions reached will be entered into.

Number of Awardees: 5

Value of Scholarship: All grants will cover the travel and hotel expenses from a MENA region country to TACON venue in the United Arab Emirates.

Duration of Scholarship: 9th – 11th March, 2017

How to Apply: Apply here 

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: TESOL Arabia

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