• Members, please note that there are two spring bursaries and one scholarship grant currently available (spring 2021)!  Applications for the professional learning bursaries are due April 12th, 2021, and applications for the scholarship grant are due June 1st, 2021. See details, including application forms, below!  

TESL Canada Educational Foundation

The TESL Canada Educational Foundation was registered as a charity in 1992.

Purposes of the Foundation

  1. To fund, facilitate, promote activities, research and teaching which will promote and facilitate the learning of English as an additional language
  2. To hold, invest, administer and distribute funds and property for the purposes of the society as presently set out and for such other organizations as are "qualified donors" under the provisions of the Income Tax Act and for such other purposes. and activities which are authorized for registered charities under the provisions of the Income Tax Act. The directors in their sole and absolute discretion may refuse to accept any bequests, trusts, funds or property; and
  3. To do all such things as are incidental and ancillary to the attainment of the purposes and the exercise of the powers of the Society.

Did you know?

You can direct your United Way Donation to the TESL Canada Educational Foundation by indicating our charitable tax number on your donation form.

On the donation form, please indicate:

TESL Canadian Educational Foundation
Registered Charitable Number 89107 0245 RR0001

Business Number  0916148-12

For further information on the TESL Canada Educational Foundation, contact the TESL Canada office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The TESL Canada Educational Foundation is now funding two Professional Learning Bursaries and one Scholarship Grant for eligible members

The TCEF is pleased to support two Professional Learning Bursaries and one Scholarship Grant to support TESL Canada members.  

2 Professional Learning Bursaries valued at $250 each are available. Download the Professional Learning Bursary application here. The deadline to apply is April 12th, 2021.

1 Scholarship Grant valued at $500 is available.  Download the Scholarship Grant application here. The deadline to apply is June 1st, 2021. 


TESL Canada Educational Foundation Board of Directors

Chair:          Kathy Whynot
Members:   Current board members of TESL Canada
Ex-Officio:  Joy Lin Salzberg