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English Instructors Competition

The English Language Center (ELC) at the University of Denver (DU) offers students a unique, supportive, and immersive educational experience with the benefits of a major metropolitan area and easy access to the outdoor adventures of the Rocky Mountains. The ELC has been preparing students for academic success in Bachelors, Masters, and PhD programs at DU and other institutions of higher education for over 40 years.

Compete for a chance to win a full scholarship, including housing stipend, to study English in our Intensive English program. This scholarship is aimed at English learners who will eventually become English teachers themselves.

Please note that your High School/University Transcripts don’t need to be translated. Go ahead and upload them in your native language!

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about learning English
  • Needs to improve their English language skills
  • Wants to be immersed in U.S. culture
  • Plans to teach English in the future
  • Will bring unique and interesting perspectives to the ELC
  • Can serve as an ambassador and represent the ELC well


Founded in 1864, the University of Denver is a top-100 university and the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountain region. The DU campus is located minutes from downtown Denver, which was recently ranked as the #1 Best City to Live in the United States (US News & World Report, 2016). With over 300 sunny days each year, students have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the exquisite food culture, vibrant art and music scenes, and world famous national parks and ski resorts.

Please note that your High School/University Transcripts don’t need to be translated. Go ahead and upload them in your native language!

Benefits of being an ELC student include:

  • Cultural immersion and experiential activities
  • Outstanding academic curriculum and professional instruction
  • Small class size and individual attention
  • Dedicated academic, immigration, and personal advising
  • Access to DU campus facilities and services, including health center and sports complex
  • Pass for public transportation (bus and train)

Opportunity Prize

  • The winner will receive a scholarship for tuition and fees as well as a housing stipend for up to 3 quarters of English language instruction at the ELC
  • No prize alternatives or cash equivalents are offered
  • Prizes are non-transferable
  • The winner is solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to the acceptance of the prize


  • Winners must abide by the application requirements of the host organization
  • Please note that your High School/University Transcripts don’t need to be translated. Go ahead and upload them in your native language!
  • All users must provide submissions that the user has created him/herself
  • All users must provide personal information that is truthful and accurate
  • Sqore reserves the right to exclude users at its sole discretion

Ambassador Opportunities

During the year, the winner will have the opportunity to:

  • Write a blog and/or record a vlog monthly to share your experience with our DU community
  • Participate in a highlight video about your experience studying at the ELC
  • Organize a community opportunity to share your experience with other English learners in your home country post-program



    • Sqore reserves the right to change these terms at any time
    • Sqore is solely the host of this opportunity thus not liable for business or dealings outside of the platform
    • By participating in this opportunity you adhere to the Sqore.com terms and conditions
    • The terms are governed by Swedish law and therefore, you submit to the jurisdiction of Swedish courts by participating
    • The participant with the highest score is not necessarily the winner of the opportunity. Sqore has the right to rank participants under its own discretion
    • Plagiarism* is strictly forbidden on Sqore.com and if a plagiarized submission(s) is (are) found, you will automatically be disqualified from the challenge you used plagiarized work in and may be removed entirely from the Sqore.com platform without notification and may be disqualified for future challenges at Sqore’s sole discretion

*What is plagiarism? It is taking someone else’s writing, song, or idea and submitting it as your own work. This can include information from web pages, articles, books, interviews, artwork, or any other form of media.

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If you have a question specifically for the University of Denver please email: elc@du.edu


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