The Virginia French Allen Award for Scholarship and Service honors an ESOL teacher who has shared scholarship and provided service at the affiliate level. The recipient will be awarded a 3-year membership in TESOL, including a subscription to TESOL Quarterly.

Any member of a TESOL affiliate who is not a member of TESOL is eligible. Selection is based on evidence of contributions to the professional development of the nominee’s affiliate colleagues as well as contributions to the affiliate organization. Please go to the TESOL Awards & Grants Web page at for specific nomination and supporting documentation requirements.

Due Date: Nominations must be received on or before November 1, 2008.

Please support your affiliate community and nominate a candidate! Thank you for your participation and support for this award.