Awards and Scholarships

PNCFL Annual Recognitions

PNCFL presents awards annually to outstanding professionals in language education and scholarships for teachers and students.  We welcome self-nominations, nominations from a colleague, and/or nominations from a PNCFL member organization.

Nominations for all awards and applications for scholarships must be submitted electronically by 5:00 pm PST February 15th each year.  If you have question, please email

Click on the following links for more information about each award and scholarship.

Nomination form

1. Outstanding Contributions to the Teaching of World Languages in the Pacific Northwest

2. Ray Verzasconi Northwest Postsecondary Language Educator of the Year

3. The PNCFL Friends of Languages Award

4. Northwest K-12 Language Teacher of the Year (part of ACTFL’s Teacher of the Year)

5.  Vista Student Scholarship

6.  Lauren Kiolet Conference Scholarship

Nomination form

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