Maryland TESOL Scholarship
Maryland TESOL will award an annual scholarship award for 2 eligible recipients who are or will be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution: a graduating senior who is a current EL or who exited in the past 3 years, and an adult learner of English (currently or formerly). The scholarship will help awardees to develop more English language skills in pursuit of higher education.
Application deadline is April 1st of each year, and the awardees are announced during our Annual Membership Meeting and Spring Dinner in May.
To apply for the high school scholarship, you must:
To apply for the adult scholarship, you must:
Required documents to upload during application:
Details of the Personal Essay:
Choose ONE of the topics below to write your personal essay. It should be between 250-500 words. You will be asked to upload your personal essay via the application form.
Describe how you overcame an obstacle, challenge, or failure and how that experience shaped you.
Describe an accomplishment, big or small, and how that has influenced how you see yourself or the world.
Describe your goal(s) for the future and how your continued education aligns with this.