What is the Pro Lingua Award?

The Pro Lingua Award acknowledges an individual outside the field of foreign language education who has fostered the study of foreign languages in our state and/or in our nation and who has been outstanding in his/her support for languages and global education.

Pro Lingua Award Nomination Guidelines:

  1. The nomination must be in writing and submitted to the Chairperson by May 1.
  2. The nominee must be someone outside the field of foreign language education.
  3. The candidate must have actively promoted foreign language study and/or international exchanges and understanding at the local, state, or national level.
  4. The nomination must include a description of the candidate's contributions, activities, service and leadership which have led to this award.
  5. The nomination must also include letters of reference from at least three people who can testify that the candidate has demonstrated support for language and global education.

Four (4) copies of each nomination should be sent to the Committee Chair.

Send 2016 Nominations to: Pamela Froelich

(email for mailing address)


Nomination Form
Pro Lingua Award Committee and Nomination Guidelines:
  • The FLAND President appoints the Pro Lingua Award Committee.
  • The Past President of FLAND is the committee chair.
  • The award will be a framed certificate and does not have to be awarded every year, nor is it limited to one person per year.
  • The nomination must be in writing and submitted to the Chairperson by May 1.
  • The nominee may be someone outside the field of education.
  • The candidate must have actively promoted foreign language study and/or international exchanges and understanding at the local, state, or national level.
  • The nomination must include a description of the candidate's contributions, activities, service and leadership which have led to this award.
  • The nomination must also include letters of reference from at least three people who can testify that the candidate has demonstrated support for language and global education.
  • Four (4) copies of each nomination should be sent to the Committee Chair.