Arkansas Tech Earns $292,268 ESOL Institute Grant

Arkansas Tech University Campus Entrance Russellville

Arkansas Tech University has received an Arkansas Department of Education grant of up to $292,268 to fund the 2023-24 ATU English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Institute.

The grant will cover the full cost of tuition, materials and one attempt at the Praxis 5362 examination for up to 50 qualified applicants. Participants will be responsible for a $40 application fee.

The in-person portion of the program will take place June 5-10, 2023, on the ATU campus in Russellville. There will be four online training sessions during the 2023-24 academic year.

Successful completion of the ten-day (80 hours) training and assignments via four online courses will earn participants 12 graduate hours of credit that will partially fulfill the requirements for an English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching endorsement.

More information about the 2023 ATU ESOL Institute is available at