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Australia/New Zealand 2019 Scholarships Program

2019-2020 Scholarship Program for working teachers of Spanish in Australia or New Zealand – First edition in these countries!


Who are the scholarships available to

The scholarships are meant for teachers of Spanish of secondary or higher education working in academic institutions in Australia or New Zealand where Spanish is taught as a subject, either as a second language or as a complementary language.

(Teachers enrolling the program must have at least a B2 level of Spanish. Please, if you are not sure about your Spanish level, you can take our placement tests).

What the Professional Development Program for Teachers of Spanish consists of?

The Professional Development Program for Teachers of Spanish consists of a one-week training / perfection / refresher course for teachers of Spanish in Salamanca (Spain), imparted by the Tía Tula faculty, all of whom are specialized in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language and Spanish teacher training. It is an ideal program for teachers of Spanish looking for a professional development course.

Usually, teachers are awarded with professional development credits towards license renewal with this program by their school district. Please, since it depends on district regulations, consult with your school district.

The Program includes:
  • A one-week training / perfection / refresher course for Spanish teachers (one-week course: 15 hours over 5 days, from Monday to Friday).
  • Accommodation in Salamanca: in private room in a bed and breakfast hostel.
  • Extracurricular activities over the course week. Teachers are invited to participate in the afternoon and evening cultural and leisure activities organized for them from Monday to Friday. Visit the Photo Gallery of past programs.
  • Course completion certificate issued by Tía Tula Colegio de Español as an Instituto Cervantes Accredited Centre in Salamanca (Spain).
  • Travel and medical insurance.

Course content

  • Frequent grammar doubts in the use of grammar - direct/indirect object pronouns, past tenses, ser/estar, the subjunctive, etc.
  • Explanations, idea-sharing, and examples of activities to work with grammar items.
  • Selecting, applying and creating teaching materials.
  • Placement Tests and DELE Exams.
  • Spanish for special purposes - Literature / Business Spanish / Translation / Culture.

Program dates

There are three shifts/dates for the Professional Development Program for Teachers of Spanish:

1st Shift/dates: October 6th to 12th 2019.

2nd Shift/dates: January 12th to 18th 2020.

Who grants the scholarships for the Program?

The scholarships are part of a coordinated program between the Regional Government of Castile and Leon (Spain) and Tía Tula Colegio de Español, Instituto Cervantes Accredited School. Tía Tula Colegio de Español grants the scholarships.

Types and number of scholarships

There are two types of scholarships:

  • Full scholarship: Tía Tula Colegio de Español covers 100% of the total cost of the Professional Development Program for Teachers of Spanish (1070 Euros). Number of full scholarships: 2.
  • Partial scholarship: Tía Tula Colegio de Español covers 50% of the total cost of the Professional Development Program for Teachers of Spanish (535 Euros). Number or partial scholarships: 20.

How to apply and how the scholarships will be granted?

To apply for a scholarship, just complete and submit the Scholarship application form below.

With this application, you will participate in the raffle of the 2 full scholarships of the Program*. With the option “Partial scholarship” also checked in the application form (in “Type of scholarship requested”, section on the top), you will be expressing your interest in the partial scholarship too for the case of not winning a full scholarship. The partial scholarships will be granted on a first-signed, first-served basis: first 20 applications for partial scholarship fully completed will get the spot**.

After Tía Tula’s confirmation of a full or partial scholarship, the applicant will have 15 days to send Tía Tula a letter from his/her educational institution, proving being a teacher of Spanish for the course year 2019.

* Raffle of the 2 full scholarships of the Program

The raffle will take place in the following manner: each applicant will receive a randomly selected number between 0 and 99999 (lowest and highest number in the Spanish National Lottery: https://www.loteriasyapuestas.es/es/loteria-nacional). The two applicants with the numbers closest to the winning number in the Spanish National Lottery draw on Saturday, July 20th 2019 will be granted a full scholarship. Should two applicants have two numbers equidistant from the 'winning number', the highest of the two numbers will have precedence. For example, if 10,000 were the 'winning number' and applicants had been assigned 9997, 9998, 9999, 10001, 10002 and 10003, the following applicants would be selected (in this order): 10001, 9999, 10002, 9998, 10003.

Should a successful applicant reject the scholarship offer, the applicant holding the next closest number will be selected as a replacement (in the above example, applicant 9997 would be selected).

**To complete the application for a partial scholarship, a 150 Euros deposit is required to confirm the reservation of a partial scholarship; this deposit will be subtracted of the payment of the complementary part to the scholarship (535 Euros). The deposit will not be refundable if the student decides to cancel his / her spot at the end: only if a person who has obtained a partial scholarship wins the raffle of a full scholarship, this deposit will be refunded.

Deadline

Deadline for the applications: 18th July 2019 (final day).

Optional Spanish Culture and Conversation Course

Additional and complementary to the Professional Development Program for Teachers of Spanish, Tía Tula offers a Spanish Culture and Conversation Course to the attendees. It consists of an oral practice of Spanish to improve the Spanish level of the teachers and the treatment of different topics happening currently in Spain. This optional course, takes place one hour each day, complements perfectly with the Methodology Course (which is essentially focused in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language), and it has a cost of 150 Euros. In case you are also interested on it, please tell us by email to scholarships@tiatula.com after complete and send your application for a scholarship.

Possibility of coming with a relative or friend?

If you wish to come with a relative or a friend (Spanish teacher or not), please tell us by email to scholarships@tiatula.com, and we will detailed you possibilities and costs.

Contact for queries or questions

For further information regarding the scholarships or the application process, please contact us at scholarships@tiatula.com.

Scholarship application form

(Fields marked with * are mandatory):

Type of scholarship requested
Please, keep both options checked if you want to apply for the full scholarship and for the partial scholarship too (for the case of not winning a full scholarship in the raffle).

Full scholarship(1) – Scholarship amount: 1070 Euros
Partial scholarship(2) – Scholarship amount: 535 Euros

(1) Full scholarships (2 places available) will be granted by means of a raffle (details of the raffle in General conditions, point 7).
(2) Partial scholarships (20 places available) will be granted on a first-signed, first-served basis: first 20 fully completed applications - payment of a 150 Euros deposit included - will get the spot (a 150 Euros deposit is required to confirm the reservation of a partial scholarship; this deposit will be subtracted of the payment of the complementary part to the scholarship (535 Euros), and if a person who has obtained a partial scholarship wins the raffle of a full scholarship, this deposit will be refunded).

Courses dates
Choose the dates according your order of preference: *:

Your 1st option:
Your 2nd option:
Personal information
Name and surname *:
Sex *: Male Female
Date of birth *:
Nationality *:
Passport number:
Address *:
Postal/ZIP code:
City *:
Country *:
Telephone:
Mobile:
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Confirm e-mail *:
Your academic institution / education center
Type of academic institution *:
Country of academic institution *:

Name of academic institution *:
Addres of academic institution *:
Website of academic institution *:
I agree the General Conditions expressed below (required in order to continue)
General conditions
  1. Only teachers of Spanish of secondary or higher education (secondary/high schools, colleges, universities, etc.) working in Australia or New Zealand are eligible for the scholarships. Upon receiving the application, Tía Tula requires the applicant to provide proof of this through a work certificate issued by the center where they teach and the payment of the deposit of the program within 15 days after the submission of the application.
  2. Only one application form per teacher will be admitted.
  3. Each scholarship includes:
    • A one-week training / perfection / refresher course.
    • Accommodation in Salamanca in private room in a bed and breakfast hostel.
    • Extracurricular activities: over the course week, teachers are invited to participate in the extracurricular activities that the school organizes for its foreign students.
    • Course completion certificate issued by Tía Tula Colegio de Español as an Instituto Cervantes Accredited Centre in Salamanca (Spain).
    • Travel and medical insurance.
  4. The scholarship programs will take place in the following dates:
    • 1st Shift/dates: October 6th to 12th 2019.
    • 2nd Shift/dates: January 12th to 18th 2020.
  5. There are two types of scholarships: full scholarship and partial scholarship. With the complete scholarship, Tía Tula Colegio de Español covers 100% of the total cost of the program (1070 Euros). With the partial scholarship, Tía Tula covers 50% of the total cost of the program (535 Euros).
  6. To apply for a scholarship, just complete and submit the Scholarship application form above. With this application, you will participate in the raffle of the 2 full scholarships of the Program. With the option “Partial scholarship” also checked in the application form (in “Type of scholarship requested”, section on the top), you will be expressing your interest in the partial scholarship too for the case of not winning a full scholarship. The partial scholarships will be granted on a first-signed, first-served basis: the 20 places will be for the first 20 applications for partial scholarship fully completed, payment of a 150 Euros deposit included (a 150 Euros deposit is required to confirm the reservation of a partial scholarship; this deposit will be subtracted later of the payment of the complementary part to the scholarship (535 Euros); the deposit will not be refundable if the student decides to cancel his / her spot at the end: only if a person who has obtained a partial scholarship wins the raffle of a full scholarship, this deposit will be refunded).
  7. Raffle of the 2 full scholarships of the Program. The raffle will take place in the following manner: each applicant will receive a randomly selected number between 0 and 99999 (lowest and highest number in the Spanish National Lottery: https://www.loteriasyapuestas.es/es/loteria-nacional). The two applicants with the numbers closest to the winning number in the Spanish National Lottery draw on Saturday, July 20th 2019 will be granted a full scholarship. Should two applicants have two numbers equidistant from the 'winning number', the highest of the two numbers will have precedence. For example, if 10,000 were the 'winning number' and applicants had been assigned 9997, 9998, 9999, 10001, 10002 and 10003, the following applicants would be selected (in this order): 10001, 9999, 10002, 9998, 10003. Should a successful applicant reject the scholarship offer, the applicant holding the next closest number will be selected as a replacement (in the above example, applicant 9997 would be selected).
  8. Tía Tula reserves the right to cancel a teacher’s spot in the following cases:
    • If the teacher doesn’t send the letter from his/ her educational institution within 15 days from the day indicated by Tía Tula.
    • If the teacher doesn’t make the payment within 15 days from the day indicated by Tía Tula.
    • If the teacher doesn’t work at a middle school, high school, college or university for the course year 2019.
    • If the teacher doesn’t have a B2 level of Spanish.
  9. All possible extra fees (for example, those complementary to partial scholarships) must be paid before:
    • September 7th 2019 for the case of the first shift dates (October 6th to 12th 2019)
    • November 9th 2019 for the case of the second shift dates (January 12th to 18th 2020).
  10. According to the Spanish Legislation relating to confidentiality and protection of personal data (Article 15/1999), personal information will be treated as private information by Tía Tula Colegio de Español. Tía Tula informs the student that personal data obtained through the free completion of this form will be included in a file for automated processing; the student, meanwhile, authorizes this treatment by accepting these conditions. The data is purely for internal use and is for statistical and administrative purposes - designed to help provide the services that the student requests and to communicate with him/her regarding these services. The data may be used during the provision of services and subsequent to the provision of services in dealing with outstanding matters related to these same services. In any case, in accordance with Spanish Legislation, the student may, at any time, exercise his/her rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by writing to Tía Tula Colegio de Español, S.L. (CIF:B37410214) - which acknowledges and accepts responsability for the control of the data -, to c/ Palominos 23 - 37008 Salamanca (Spain). The student also agrees that his/her image can be used for advertising when it appears in photos or video taken inside the school, or during extracurricular activities.
  11. In case of conflict or disagreement about the correct interpretation of these conditions or their observance, the parties, expressly waiving any other jurisdiction to which they may be entitled, hereby submit themselves to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Courts of Law of Salamanca, Spain.
  12. The applicant has read and understood the conditions above and agrees to them. 

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