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Application Instructions & INFORMATION

Prior to submitting an ESU Princeton Branch TLab Scholarship Application, each applicant  must understand and agree to the Conditions of Acceptance:

 Scholarships are offered only to high school educators teaching in New Jersey.
 Applicants must have completed at least two year of full-time classroom teaching in one of the areas in which the scholarships are offered.
 Scholarship recipients must intend to remain in the classroom for at least two years in New Jersey following their summer study.
 The scholarship programs are intensive and demanding.  Travel to a foreign country requires stamina and diplomacy coupled with a willingness to learn about the customs of other cultures. 
 A valid US passport is required for travel, and a visa may be required.

 Applications should be submitted online no later than Monday, January 22, 2024 at 11:59pm.

 Interviews will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2024 via Zoom or in person (TBD) 1:00p.m and 5:00 p.m. and are by invitation only. Scholarship applicants must make themselves available for this date as there is no alternative interview date.  

 The scholarship covers tuition, room and board, which is paid to the British schools by the English-Speaking Union. Also covered are the international airfare and transportation to and from airports, which are purchased by the scholar and reimbursed by the Princeton Branch directly to the scholar after submission of receipts.

 The scholar's role, in addition to being a student, is to be an ambassador for both the English-Speaking Union and the teaching profession.
 The successful applicant agrees to repay the ESU Princeton Branch the entire scholarship amount and monies disbursed if for any reason they fail to finish the course of study and fulfill all the assignments required by the course.
 The scholar is required to make a short presentation highlighting the summer experience to a meeting of the Princeton Branch of the ESU and provide photos and a paragraph or two to be published on the Branch's website. $200 of the scholarship will be withheld until these obligations are fulfilled.  
 The successful applicant is expected to become an active member in the English- Speaking Union, Princeton Branch.  Membership for 2024-2025 will be paid by the Princeton Branch as part of the scholarship.
 Shakespeare's Globe Scholarship recipients are expected to be actively involved in the ESU National Shakespeare Competition: Princeton Branch in Spring 2025.

 The scholar is expected to promote this scholarship program among colleagues within their own school and in at least two other schools using social media and school presentations during the fall of 2024.

1. Go here for information on 2023 courses and dates as reference, 2024 dates available for Oxford & Edinburgh programs in December 2023/early January 2024 for The Globe program.

2.  Start your application here to be considered for the Princeton Branch TLab Scholarship.


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