TA Scholarship for 2018/19

Teacher Candidate Classes


This page outlines Toronto Association Scholarship possibilities for TA Members
who wish to pursue an RSCDS Teaching Certificate

Selection Criteria: 

  1. the applicant must be a current member of TA,

  2. the applicant must have participated in Scottish Country Dancing (SCD) for three years or more,

  3. the applicant must have attained an advanced level of dancing,

  4. the applicant must have a desire to improve their dancing,

  5. the applicant must have a passion for SCD,

  6. the applicant will use the Scholarship towards one or more Teachers Candidate Courses before September 2019.

Application Process:

The applicant may apply for this Scholarship by:

  1. submitting a letter of application addressing in detail each of the above criteria,

  2. requesting letters of reference from one or more active teachers be sent under separate cover,
    addressing in detail each of the above criteria.


Application must be made by 6th April 2018. Application materials from the applicant as well as a reference letter(s)
must be received via email by the TA Director of Education and Training (E&T) by noon, 6th April 2018 to aszeto2010@gmail.com

Selection Process, Announcement, and Reporting Duty:

A committee consisting of the TA E&T Director and two teachers appointed by the Teachers Panel shall select
the Scholarship recipient. The recipient shall be recognized at the 2018 AGM. The recipient shall send a report
or reports on their experience to TA in time for publication in Set & Link, September 2019 issue.

Scholarship Amount and Eligible Expenditures:

The recipient may choose to claim expenses, up to the $500, incurred in one or more RSCDS-recognized
Teacher Candidate Class(es). The class(es) must be completed before September 1, 2019.
[Disclaimer:  awarding of Scholarship will be contingent on TA funding.]


Eligible expenditures incurred between the 2018 AGM award announcement and Aug 31, 2019 may be claimed using receipts. 
Receipts are to be received via email by the TA E&T Director by noon, Sep 15, 2019. [This Scholarship applies to a Teacher
Candidate Class(es) held anywhere in the world, spanning approximately16 months.] Only one submission of receipts is permitted.
Scholarship monies are to be remitted to the recipient within 4 weeks of submission of eligible receipts.


Contact Tony Szeto via aszeto2010@gmail.com

Download this page in .pdf format:  Teacher Candidate Scholarship Selection Criteria 2018.pdf