AATF AWARDS & GRANTS
Each year the AATF sponsors a number of competitions for awards.
AATF Exemplary Programs
In 2014, the AATF instituted an award to honor Exemplary Programs in schools across the country. For full information on applying for Exemplary Program status, click here. To read descriptions of 2015 Exemplary Program honorees, click here.
AATF Awards for Students
AATF Outstanding Senior in French AwardsClick here for the most recent Honor Roll of Outstanding Senior.
Each year, any AATF member can nominate one outstanding senior per institution at the high school and college/university level to receive one of these awards. In addition to an award certificate, outstanding seniors receive a press release, a letter to a school administrator, and have their names posted on the Outstanding Senior Honor Roll on the AATF Web site. An optional gold medal is also available. Click here for more information. Outstanding Senior Awards can also be ordered through the On-Line Store.
AATF Excellence in French AwardsEach AATF member can nominate any number of students at any level for an Excellence in French Award. In addition to an award certificate, outstanding seniors receive a press release and a letter to a school administrator. An optional bronze medal is also available. Click here for more information. Excellence in French Awards can also be ordered through the On-Line Store.
AATF Awards for Members
AATF Convention Travel AwardThis award is intended to provide assistance for AATF members traveling to the annual convention. Application deadline: March 15 each year. Click here for more information. Click here for Application Form.
AATF Dorothy S. Ludwig Excellence in Teaching AwardsSponsored by the late Robert Ludwig, former AATF Regional Representative, these awards may be made at four levels: elementary, middle school, high school, and college/university. Nomination deadline: February 1 each year. Click here for more information. Click here for Application Form.
AATF / French Embassy / Concordia Language Villages Outstanding Administrator AwardCreated to recognize an administrator (principal or superintendent) who supports the study of languages, in particular French, this award offers recognition to the winner and provides a stay at Concordia Language Villages to be awarded to a student in the school/district. Click here for more information. Nomination deadline: December 1 each year.
ISE Language Matters AwardSponsored by Intercultural Student Experiences, this award recognizes a teacher who strives to provide authentic cultural and speaking experiences for his/her students. Click here for more information. Nomination deadline: February 1 each year.
AATF Outstanding Chapter Officer AwardThis award recognizes an outstanding current or immediate past Chapter President or Treasurer and includes a cash award. Nominations are made by Regional Representatives. Nomination deadline: April 1 each year.
AATF Small Grants
Each year, the AATF awards $4000-5000 in Small Grants to members or chapters to undertake worthy projects related to the teaching or promotion of French. Matching support is required. Application deadline: March 1 each year. Click here for more information.
In addition, a number of AATF chapters sponsor local awards. For more information on these awards, contact your local chapter officers.
Created: October 3, 2007
Last Update: September 9, 2015