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The Sylvia Jones Legacy Scholarship supports one or more mid-career teachers to attend the CLTA/CWLP Summer Seminar.

Sylvia Jones was a teacher, a supervisor, a CLTA past president and Conference Coordinator, and California World Language Project (CWLP) leader, in addition to her other many remarkable achievements. Sylvia’s extraordinary life is immortalized with this legacy scholarship founded according to her wishes by her husband, Vernon, and her son, Norman.

The scholarship provides financial support to teachers who have been teaching languages between 10-20 years. The number of teachers and the amount that each teacher is awarded each year is dependent on revenue generated by the legacy and by contributions.

Awards are intended to defray the cost of attending Summer seminar.  Recipients notified upon notification.

  1. Current CLTA member (Become a member now)
  2. Mid-career teacher (between 10-20 years of experience)
How to apply:
  1. Fill out the Sylvia Jones Scholarship Application Form found on the Summer Seminar Site (
  2. Request an application for this award at
For questions: Contact

Qualified applicants will be selected by the Summer Seminar & CLTA directors & staff.  Recipients will be advised of the exact amount upon notification. 

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