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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Outstanding Service in English Studies and Language Arts

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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)Guam (USA)Puerto Rico (USA)Virgin Islands (USA)Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)  Marshall Islands (USA)  Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukon

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NCTE Distinguished Service Award (DSA)

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #160629

Grant Description

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize extraordinary work in the educational fields of English studies, literacy, and language arts. Nominees should demonstrate valuable professional service to the field which may include scholarly or academic distinction at any level, distinguished use of the language, and excellence in teaching. These criteria are good measures of acceptable candidates and help to assure that recipients have a wide range of "service" that they provide to the profession.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is given to a person (or persons), either volunteer or staff, who have exhibited valuable professional service (within the Council and outside) including scholarly or academic distinction at any level, distinguished use of language, and/or excellence in teaching.

Nominations should be submitted on an individual basis, not by a group or on behalf of constituent groups (conferences, affiliates, assemblies, committees, etc)..

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for 2017 DSA award nominations is June 1, 2017.

The NCTE Distinguished Service Award does not need to be awarded each year. This award should be bestowed only when the committee decides that nominations warrant presentation of the award. This award may be given posthumously.

Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:

1

Contact Information:

National Council of Teachers of English
1111 W. Kenyon Road
Urbana, Illinois 61801-1096

Phone: 217-328-3870 or 877-369-6283

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