CHECKLIST FOR CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATION (Scroll down for the Scoring Rubric)

Requirements
Comments
Y N
Application submitted online by due date
Y N
Evidence of current CLTA membership  (2015-16) – get E-mail confirmation from membership@clta.net
Y N
Received this grant within the last four years
Y N
Completed application form submitted online
Y N
Brief professional resume/CV submitted with application
Y N
Two letters of recommendation, submitted with application
Y N
Evidence that the nominee is currently employed as an Italian teacher in California
Y N
A letter written by the applicant including the following:
Y N
Assurance that applicant will attend minimum Friday-Sunday of the Conference
Y N
Assurance that applicant will receive the scholarship publicly at the Conference
Y N
Assurance that applicant will write a brief description of Conference experiences and professional development that were useful to the applicant, to be included on the website
Y N
Reason(s) the applicant want to attend the Conference for professional development
Y N
How the applicant hopes to improve his/her teaching skills
Y N
How the applicant expects students to benefit from the teacher’s attendance and participation at the Conference
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Reviewer: If this checklist is complete (all requirements met), proceed to scoring rubric below.

All Grant Applications must be submitted on line. Click here for the Online form.
For awards questions, contact Kevin Duffy at past.president@clta.net or Tanya Zaccone at exec-director@clta.net.

SCORING RUBRIC

Nominee’s Name or Number ______________________________

 

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Points Awarded  Weight  Score
Reason(s) applicant wants to attend the Conference for professional development No explanation of applicant’s reasons for applying for the grant Limited or vague  explanation of applicant’s reasons for applying for the grant, lacking detail Basic explanation of applicant’s reasons for applying for the grant, lacking detail Clear explanation of applicant’s reasons for applying for the grant,  which may lack specific detail Clear, specific and detailed explanation of applicant’s reasons for applying for the grant  X
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How the applicant hopes to improve teaching skills No explanation of how the applicant hopes to improve teaching skills Limited or vague explanation of how the applicant hopes to improve teaching skills Basic explanation of how the applicant hopes to improve teaching skills Clear explanation of how the applicant  hopes to  improve teaching practice Clear, specific and detailed explanation of how the applicant hopes to improve teaching practice  X

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How the applicant expects students to benefit from the teacher’s attendance and participation at the Conference No explanation of how the applicant expects students to benefit from the teacher’s attendance and participation at the Conference Limited or vague explanation of how the applicant expects students to benefit from the teacher’s attendance and participation at the Conference Basic explanation of how the applicant expects students to benefit from the teacher’s attendance and participation at the Conference Clear explanation of how the applicant expects students to benefit from the teacher’s attendance and participation at the Conference Clear, specific, detailed explanation of how the applicant expects students to benefit from the teacher’s attendance and participation at the Conference  X

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Letters of recommendation support candidate’s participation in this specific grant No letters of recommendation – candidate not eligible Generic statement of support for candidate with no detail Generic statement of support for candidate which lacks significant detail relevant  to this grant program Current support for candidate’s motivation and anticipated outcome, which may lack specific detail Current specific and detailed support for candidate’s motivation and anticipated outcome  X
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 TOTAL  =   _____/96
Also applying for a LangAbroD grant? YES NO (LangAbrod grants not available with Memorial Grant (formerly Mary DuFort); LangABroD not available for Italian scholarships for 2015 because travel funds are within California and are already included)_____________________________________ Granted LangAbrod? YES NO