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Foreign Language Teaching Excellence Awards

The Texas Language Center sponsors the annual Texas Foreign Language Teaching Excellence Awards. Nominations are submitted by language students in the late fall and early spring of each year. Awards are given to one professor or lecturer and one graduate assistant instructor based on their demonstration of the following: 

  • A commitment to teach foreign languages and cultures--and to do so with distinction
  • Superior knowledge of the language and culture taught
  • A passion for teaching
  • The ability to convey excitement about learning a new language and culture
  • The ability to impart knowledge while challenging students to delve more deeply into the subject matter

See the FLTE page for more details and a link to the online submission form.

Professional Development Awards

The Texas Language Center also awards Professional Development award mini-grants to practicing language instructors—at any rank. Preference is given to projects that will have an immediate measurable impact on students in UT language courses. 

Proposals are accepted during the fall semester and awards are available for use at any time during the period April 1 - August 31. 

See the Professional Development award page for important details and a link to the online submission form.