The Christine Fernald Sleeper Educational Travel Award

ACL/NJCL National Latin Exam

In honor of Christine Sleeper, this award is offered to Latin teachers to encourage educational travel and giving them the opportunity to expand horizons for themselves and their students. This award may be used to enroll in an established program abroad, such as the American Academy in Rome, a trip to a classical site, such as those offered by the Vergilian Society, or an educational trip of one's own design.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    Must be current teachers of Latin
  • Miscellaneous:
    Applicants must be current teachers of Latin who have at least three years of experience teachingLatin at the middle school/ high school/ community college/ college level and who annually offerthe National Latin Exam to their students.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Please write a brief summary of how you intend to use the award and how this experience wouldenhance your teaching
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Please include one letter of recommendation by one of the references provided. The letter must be on official school letterhead and must include a signature.
  • Other Materials:
    Please include a projected budget needed for your travel experience (maximum amountof $5,000.)Courses taught (include institution, dates, grade levels)References (please list two references of professors or supervisors including name, address,telephone and/or e-mail).

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