Awards and Scholarships

Three awards are presented by the Council at its Annual Conference to those who have made a positive contribution to second language and intercultural education...

The award criteria are available by downloading the following document: SLIC Awards.pdf

The Pierre & Madeleine Monod Award – French

This award is presented in memory of Drs. Pierre & Madeleine Monod, whose work for the promotion of excellence in teaching & support of French as a Second Language in Alberta. Dr. Pierre Monod was Professor of French at the University of Alberta. Dr. Madeleine Monod was Professor of Education at the University of Alberta. The Monods were responsible for initiating the summer program for teachers of French in Jonquière, Québec.

The award, which consists of a plaque, is presented to a member of the SLIC whose work in education and in the promotion of French as a second language (FSL) in Alberta is exceptional. The candidate is to be nominated by a Member of SLIC.

The Pierre & Madeleine Monod Award – International Languages

This award is presented in memory of Drs. Pierre & Madeleine Monod, whose work for the promotion of excellence in teaching & support of second languages in Alberta is renowned.

The award, which consists of a plaque, is presented to a member of the SLIC whose work in second language education (other than French) in Alberta is exceptional. The candidate is to be nominated by a Member of SLIC.

The Geneviève Balogun Multicultural Award

This award is presented to highlight the multicultural education focus of the SLIC.

The Award, which consists of a plaque, is presented to a member of the SLIC whose work in multicultural education in Alberta is exceptional. The candidate is to be nominated by a member of SLIC.

Nomination forms must be submitted no later than September 30 to the vice president of the SLIC. Click here for the form: SLIC Awards Nominations.pdf


Follow this link to scholarships and bursaries offered by Alberta Education:  https://education.alberta.ca/awards-bursaries-and-scholarships/teacher-awards/

If you teach French in Alberta, you are eligible to apply for the Individual Teacher Bursary (ITB) program. Information available here: https://education.alberta.ca/individual-teacher-bursary-program/bursary-2015-2016/ 

There are a number of National programs that are designed to help students and teachers improve their language and learning skills.
Information available here: https://education.alberta.ca/national-programs/overview/