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First-time Speaker Scholarship: FAAPI 2012 Conference

posted 7 May 2012, 09:17 by Asociación Profesores Inglés Rosario   [ updated 7 May 2012, 09:27 ]

Note: APrIR would like to thank APIBA for granting us permission to imitate their initiative and to use the guidelines they formulated as a basis for APrIR’s own.

APrIR awards this scholarship to encourage teachers who are first-time speakers to participate in a FAAPI Annual Conference. 

APrIR will grant one scholarship for the FAAPI 2012 Conference, which covers the registration fee and $700 to be applied to travelling expenses. 



● to be a first-time speaker at a FAAPI Conference

● to be a fully paid-up Member of APrIR, with at least one year as a Member

● to submit an application (backed by the FAAPI Conference Academic Committee acceptance of their proposal) by 31 July 2012.

To be considered for the scholarship, please send the following in electronic format to  by 31 July 2012 (Subject: 'Your Name - APrIR First-time Speaker Scholarship'):

● a completed speaker proposal and registration form (including biodata and presentation abstract), as submitted to the FAAPI Conference Academic Committee (see 2012 Conference website

● acceptance of this proposal (or acknowledgement of submission if acceptance has not been received)

● your CV (please include teaching experience and academic presentations, if applicable)

● a passport size-type digital photograph

● a brief explanation of why you are applying and why you think you should be granted the scholarship (about 150 words)

A decision will be made by the Executive Committee by 31 August 2012. The winner will be notified by APrIR and he/she will then be required:

At the Conference

● to attend the informal meeting of FAAPI Associations with the APrIR Executive Committee Member(s) in a bid to encourage APrIR Members to actively participate in institutional matters.

After the Conference (by 15 October 2012)  

● to send a 250-word report on the experience at the Conference for publication in the APrIR Newsletter and website.

● to deliver his/her presentation in Rosario including a summary of the sessions s/he attended and his/her personal reflections. 

Applications / More information:  (Subject: ‘APrIR First Time Speaker Scholarship’)