The prize for this year's scholarship is a 4-week Trinity CertTESOL course in Prague, Czech Republic!
This course is your ticket to studying and working abroad. It is run by Oxford TEFL, a high quality teacher training organisation with centres in various locations worldwide. The school offers all the resources you will need as a teacher trainee and you will be taught by a world-class team of highly-qualified and experienced tutors.
Prague, nicknamed 'City of a Hundred Spires', is a magnificent city in which to immerse yourself for a TEFL course. There are endless possibilities for exploration over your four weeks, and Europe's best beer on tap for celebration afterwards.
2014 Scholarship Entry Requirements
The 2014 Suzanne Furstner Scholarship is now closed. We are reviewing applications and the winner will be announced at the end of October. Thank you to all those who have entered.
The scholarship assignment is to write a maximum of 1,000 words on the topic “My dream teaching job”. In addition to this, candidates must complete a short language awareness task.
Assignments are evaluated according to the following criteria:
- Relevance to the scholarship theme
- Clear reasons why winning the scholarship would be beneficial to the winner
- Use of clear, accurate and error-free language
- The results of the language awareness task
Applications should be emailed here. The deadline for submission is Wednesday 1st October 2014.
For other TEFL courses all over the world click here. Good luck!
The winner of the 2013 scholarship is Rumina Iftikhar. Please read Rumina's piece here.
Read 2012 Scholarship Winner Anna Jones' piece
Anna took a CELTA course in Brighton, UK
Read 2011 Scholarship Winner Sarah Chamberlain's piece
Sarah followed a CELTA course in Barcelona, Spain
Scholarship Articles 2010 and Winner Simon
Vittorio Moore's blog
Find out about Simon's CELTA course in San Francisco and his first TEFL job in Italy.
Scholarship Articles 2009 and Winner Tatty Scott's blog
Follow Tatty in her life changing journey on a TEFL course in Milan, Italy.
Scholarship Articles 2008 and Winner Georgina Newcombe's blog
Georgina wrote of her CELTA and Spanish course experience in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Scholarship Articles 2007 and Winner Anna Prime's blog
Anna wrote an online journal of her CELTA course and teaching experiences in Seville, Spain.