WritEL Grant

Scholarships Available for TESOL Programs at EMU

 Scholarships for Eastern Michigan University’s TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) program are available through the WritEL grant. Undergraduate minors, graduate certificates, and Masters of Arts courses all lead to an ESL credential for the state of Michigan. Scholarships are available for all three program types! 

50% scholarships available for K-12 teachers and paraprofessionals pursuing:

    -undergraduate minor

        > reduced price: $260 per credit hour

    -graduate degree or certificate

        > reduced price: $400 per credit hour 

100% scholarships available for ELA and Social Studies teachers 6-12 who

    -teach three or more English learners

    -wish to participate in an ongoing study

        > available for 14 teachers pursuing MA in TESOL coursework


Other incredible opportunities in the TESOL program:

Study abroad

Online learning

Professional community

For more information, you can contact Sarah Lorenz directly at 

Learn more about the grant on WritEL's site.

How to Apply
  1. Complete the Cohort II Grant Application form below. (This form goes to the WritEL team, not EMU admissions.)
  2. If you are a paraprofessional working in a Michigan or Ohio school and would like to pursue an undergraduate TESOL minor, please contact Sarah Lorenz, Project Director, at slorenz@emich.edu for further instructions.
  3. Submit an application to the EMU graduate school. For details, follow this link to the TESOL program website.

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