TABE Scholarship for Future Bilingual Educators


The Texas Association for Bilingual Education is a state advocacy organization for the rights of language minority children. TABE pursues the implementation of educational policies and effective bilingual-bicultural programs, which promote equal educational opportunity and academic excellence for language minority children.
In keeping with this fundamental goal, TABE is offering a $1000 scholarship to students planning to pursue a teaching career in bilingual education. Two equal payments that sum the mentioned amount will be disbursed in the Fall and Spring semester. Applications are due on or before July, 11 2023. For more information, call the TABE office at 210-979-6390 or
Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Student Applicants:
This scholarship is for undergraduate students who are pursuing bilingual education certification in Texas. Applicants must:
1. Be enrolled in an accredited college or university in Texas and be admitted into the teacher education program. (Award issued upon proof of enrollment.)
2. Have a declared specialization in bilingual education.
3. Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the last 60 hours of course work.
4. Be a current Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO) member.
5. Be bilingual and biliterate in English and another language which is used in a bilingual program in Texas. 
Submission Requirements for Undergraduate Applicants
Applicant must:
1. Complete the online application.
2. Submit a copy of an official transcript reflecting satisfactory academic performance in at least 60 hours of course work with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
3. Sumit two letters of recommendations that speak to their academic achievement, community service, and commitment to bilingual education (at least one letter must be from a university faculty member).
Note: Applicants will not be eligible for a scholarship if they are related to a scholarship committee member or TABE Executive Board Member and/or if they have served on the TABE Board for the past two years.

20. I certify that this application is complete and accurate. I also authorize the release of this information to the appropriate individuals to confirm the details needed to process the scholarship application. I further understand that the scholarship will be awarded in two equal payments one in the Fall and one in the Spring semesters of the 2023-2024 academic year. *