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2019 AATF Convention Travel Award


This award is intended to provide assistance for AATF members traveling to the 92°d annual AATF Convention,July 14-17 at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia. The Executive Council has voted to allot funds to provide Travel Awards to AATF members to help defray the cost of attending the July 2019 convention in Philadelphia. Appli­cants may receive the travel grant only once every five years. Funds are available to cover a limited number of awards; priority will be given to applicants from AATF Regions VII (West Central), VIII (Southwest), and IX (Northwest). Prior­ity will also be given to members who have never attended an AATF convention.

Award amount: $1000 + reduced convention registration (not including excursions, workshops, activities, or meals). The full amount will be paid upon presentation to National Headquar­ters of a receipt for travel attached to a signed letter agreeing to reimburse the money in the event of nonattendance at the convention.

Eligibility: Candidates must have been AATF members since January 1, 2018. Chapter officers, commission chairs, present­ers, and leadership fellows are ineligible for this award.

Requirements: Recipients agree to make a presentation at an AATF function (chapter meeting or subsequent national convention) on a topic inspired by the convention in Philadel­phia.

Applicants should submit a one-page description of the project and its expected impact on their students. Applicants should also explain their need for travel assistance. Recipi­ents of the award will be expected to attend all days of the convention

The application form can be found at [https://www.frenchteachers.org/convention/ grant/]. Deadline: January 15, 2019.


Last update: December 28, 2018