Scholarships for teachers of Spanish working in the US or Canada – Tía Tula
Menu
language
US/Canada 2019 Scholarships Program

2019 Scholarship Program for working teachers of Spanish in the United States of America and Canada


Who are the scholarships available to

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

(Teachers enrolling the program must have 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 summer 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 coursefor Spanish teachers (one-week course: 15 hours over 5 days, from Monday to Friday).
  • Accommodation in Salamanca: in private room with full board.
  • 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: June 16th to 22nd 2019.

2nd Shift/dates: June 23rd to 29th 2019.

3rd Shift/dates: July 7th to 13th 2019.

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 (1050USD). Number of full scholarships: 5.
  • Partial scholarship: Tía Tula Colegio de Español covers 50% of the total cost of the Professional Development Program for Teachers of Spanish (525USD). Number or partial scholarships: 25.

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 5 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 25 applications for partial scholarship fully completed (payment of a 150USD deposit included**) 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 2018-2019.

* Raffle of the 5 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 five applicants with the numbers closest to the winning number in the Spanish National Lottery draw on Saturday, January 19th 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).

** A USD 150 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 (525USD). 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: 17th January 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 175USD. 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

The period for submitting applications for full scholarship is already closed. There are however some partial scholarships still available you can apply for (not for a long time: do not leave it too much if you are interested):

  • 1st Shift/dates: June 16th to 22nd 2019 – 3 places still available
  • 2nd Shift/dates: June 23rd to 29th 2019 – Completed (no places available)
  • 3rd Shift/dates: July 7th to 13th 2019 – 4 places still available

The partial scholarships will be granted on a first-signed, first-served basis: the available places will be for the first applications for partial scholarship fully completed, payment of a 150USD deposit included (a 150USD 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 (525USD); the deposit will not be refundable if the student decides to cancel his / her spot at the end).

alumnos atendiendo en clase
clase con alumnos
visita turistica alumnos
alumnos aplaudiendo
visita jeronimus alumnos
paseo en barca alumnos

Accreditations & Partners

CENTRO INTEGRADO EN PROYECTOS DE EXPANSIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE LAS PYMES DE LA COMUNIDAD DE CASTILLA Y LEÓN

Los proyectos tienen como objetivo genérico conseguir un tejido empresarial más competitivo en el marco internacional.

Actuaciones subvencionadas:
  • Marketing Internacional: catálogos, promoción en internet (de julio a diciembre 2017)
  • Misión comercial a China (octubre 2017)
  • Participación Convención ACTFL (15-19 noviembre 2017)
  • Misión comercial a Japón diciembre 2017

Acciones cofinanciadas por el Instituto para la Competitividad Empresarial de Castilla y León (ICE) y por Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER).

Tía Tula, Colegio de Español, S.L. - c/ Palominos, 23 - 37008 - Salamanca - España (Spain) - Site map
CIF: B-37410214 - Registro Mercantil de Salamanca, Tomo 306, Folio 129, Hoja SA-9180 - Aviso legal
(US)

We use our own cookies and cookies from third parties to improve your experience with using the internet and to offer interesting content. If you continue browsing we understand that you agree to their use. More information. ACCEPT