Prizes open to ALL juniors/seniors studying French in Connecticut:
The AATF CT Tom Betts Senior Prize - $1000.00
The AATF CT Alberta Conte Junior Prize - $500.00
Prizes open to students studying French in Litchfield County or the towns of Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, Middlebury, Monroe, Naugatuck, New Fairfield, Newtown, Oxford, Sherman, Southbury, or Waterbury:
The Alliance Française of Northwestern CT Senior Prize - $500
The Alliance Française of Northwestern CT Junior Prize - $500
Prize open to UCONN graduate students planning to pursue a career teaching French:
AATF- CT Prize for a Future Teacher of French - $750
The CT chapter of the AATF awards annually monetary prizes to one deserving high school junior and one graduating high school senior, currently studying French, from a Connecticut school, who plans to continue studies in French or in a related area. Each current AATF-Connecticut Chapter member may nominate one junior and one graduating senior.
For AATF CT member teachers working in Litchfield County or the towns of Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, Middlebury, Monroe, Naugatuck, New Fairfield, Newtown, Oxford, Sherman, Southbury, or Waterbury, you may also nominate one junior and one graduating senior for the Alliance Française of Northwestern CT Junior and Senior Prizes. (Teachers who are not yet members can join HERE.)
Students who live in a home where French is regularly spoken or who have lived or studied in a French-speaking country for more than eight weeks are ineligible.
- All applications are due by March 9th, 2020. Applications for both sets of prizes are below.
- Note that as part of the qualifying process all finalists will be interviewed in French at Joel Barlow High School in Redding on March 26th in the afternoon.
The goal of all AATF-CT prizes is to encourage students who are passionate about French to keep pursuing their interests in that area, and funds may be spent however recipients desire.
Please contact AATF Vice-Présidente Sandi Van Ausdal at