The English-Speaking Union


Study Abroad for Teachers - ESU TLab Scholarships

Thanks to our Branches -- their dedicated members, leaders and donors who provide over $140,000 in scholarship funds annually – we positively impact nearly 50 teachers and over 5,000 students nationwide each year.

Below is the information required to implement a TLab Scholarship program in your community:

How do we apply to participate this year?

Please register your branch using the 2024 TLab Branch Participation Form.  You will need to provide your application deadline, scheduled interview date, and the amount of your scholarship(s) in order to complete this form.

How does the TLab Scholarship Program work?
Review the 2024 TLab Branch Handbook for all pertinent information.

Encourage teachers in your community to apply for the scholarship! 
Customize the 2024 TLab Scholarship Announcement to Teachers included in the handbook and share with local teachers, school administrators, department of education, etc.

When interviewing scholars for summer 2023, they must complete the 2024 Branch TLab MediaRelease Form especially if you plan on photographing the scholars at a Branch event.

What do we do once we have selected our scholar?

Customize and have them sign the 2024 Branch TLab Scholarship Conditions of Award included in the 2024 Tlab Handbook. Email your 2024 TLab Scholars' name, contact information and specifics of TLab Scholarship award to Alice Uhl at She will direct them with the Next Steps including links and application deadlines to apply to the UK program of their choice.