English Language Learning Foundation, Inc.

The deadline for our scholarship application has passed and the ELL Foundation is no longer accepting applications.

who we are

In order to help our ELL student become successful, the English Language Learning Foundation, Inc. offers tutors, educational science summer programs and scholarships to senior high school students and college undergraduates.



English language learners are students whose native language or home language is other than English.  They are one of the most rapidly growing populations in the Cincinnati area schools, going from 175 students in 2006 to reaching approximately 4,000 in 2016!  Learn about the countries represented through this group of students.

The Mission of the English Language Learning Foundation, Inc. is to help English language learners to become successful in their academic lives while fostering their cultural identities.

Mireika kobayashi, M.Ed



Save The Date

9th Annual Recognition Breakfast on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 8:30 AM

Northern Kentucky University

sister Margarita M. Brewer, SC

Founder and President Emeritus

what's next?

Since 2006, the English Language Learning Foundation, Inc. has established cultural and educational programs to assist ELL Students achieve their academic goals and develop into exemplar individuals, key to the progress of our community.


academic lives 

what we do 


Cultural identities 

  • If you are interested in volunteering at our 9th Annual Recognition Breakfast, contact us below:
  • See the list of the ELL Foundation 2017 scholarship recipients, see below:

see our 2017 scholarship recipients!

leo calderon, MPA

Vice President of Development


Join us during our 9th Annual Recognition Breakfast as we congratulate and celebrate the successes of high school and undergraduate college English Language learner students and educators in the Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Area.  


20 Kenton Drive, Highland Heights KY 41099

who are the esl students?

Our Mission

Meet Our board