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Win a scholarship for a 4-week TEFL course in Prague in 2017

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We are very excited to announce our Trinity CertTESOL scholarship in Prague! Simply follow the instructions below to be in with a chance of winning an intensive 4-week TEFL course worth €1400!

What is the Trinity CertTESOL?

The Trinity CertTESOL, is a 4-week intensive TEFL course and on successful completion graduates gain a certificate which recognized all over the world (read more about our accreditation here). Learn from some of the best trainers in the TEFL industry in our school in central Prague and become a fully-qualified teacher in just four weeks. Find out more about the course in Prague by watching this video.

How to apply for the scholarship

Our Trinity CertTESOL courses run all year round and we are offering a full scholarship for a course in 2017. Find our course dates here. This is how you can apply:

Take a photo of yourself in your favourite place. This could be a place you have been to on holidays, have travelled to or the place that makes you happiest. Post your picture to our competition post on our Facebook page with a short description of a maximum of 50 words explaining why it is your favourite place. Example:

tefl scholarship entry

My favourite place is the harbour in my village in Italy because it reminds me of how big the world is and how little we see of it unless we travel!

The ten photos with the most ‘likes’ by 12.00 midday (Spanish time) on Friday October 7th 2016 will be our 10 finalists. Our 10 finalists will make a 1-minute video for our judging panel and the scholarship will be awarded to one very lucky future teacher. 

Good luck!

Post your photo here


Congratulations to our 10 finalists Daniella Aguanno, Ellen Wilson, Francesca Flores, Eduardo Carnauba, Martiné Matiné Esm, Lou Budan, Nguyen Moni, Kim Nguyen and Katie Morehead. Well done!

In this final stage, you need to make a video (max 1 minute) describing a teacher who inspired you. For example, you could speak about:

  • why they inspired you
  • what personal qualities they possessed which made them a good teacher
  • which of these qualities you think you possess and how they could help your students
  • any interesting or funny anecdotes

You can use your phone, computer, camera, or whatever you have handy. Email your video to by 12 midday (Spanish time) on Friday October 21st 2016. Our judging panel will decide on their favourite and the winner will be announced on Friday 28th October 2016. Good luck!



Congratulations to our winner Ellen Wilson! See her very creative winning entry below. Thanks for everyone who got involved and we will be back with another Scholarship competition in the new year.

Terms and conditions:

  • The final count for “likes” is 11am (GMT) on Friday October 7th 2016
  • Participants must meet the entry requirements for the Trinity CertTESOL course.
  • Finalists of this scholarship must complete the application process before being considered for the scholarship.
  • The winner of this scholarship must be able to pay for travel, accommodation and living arrangements in Prague for the duration of the course.
  • The winning video entry will appear on our blog and shared online.
  • The scholarship winner must agree to provide a 3-minute video diary of their experience on the Trinity CertTESOL course which will appear online.
  • The scholarship cannot be donated or given to another person.
  • The scholarship is only for the Trinity CertTESOL course and cannot be transferred to any of our other courses.
  • The Trinity CertTESOL course must be commenced in 2017.



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