Chartered Institute
of Linguists

CIOL Awards

CIOL’s annual awards celebrate the importance of language and cultural understanding, the value of languages to business and industry and excellence in language learning. To find out more, please click on the titles of these awards below. 

Threlford Memorial Cup

Special Award for fostering the study of languages

2021/22 Award winner:
Civil Service Languages Network

Special Commendation

Runner up to the Threlford Cup

2021/22 Award winner:
Hackney Spanish Initiative

David Crystal Award

Awarded for an outstanding contribution to the field of languages.

2021/22 Award winner:
Rt Rev Bishop Nick Baines

2020 Award winner:
BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

Interview with: Rahul Bhagvat

2020 Award winner:
School of Slavonic & East European Studies
University College London

Interview with: Ramona Gonczol

2020 Award winner: 
Bridget Kendall

Interview with: Bridget Kendall

CIOL Qualifications award winners

DipTrans Best Candidate

Award winner: Paula Gayol-Corral

DipTrans Best Literary Translation

Award winner: Rositsa Lafchieva

DPI Best Candidate

Award winner: Tseazghi T Michael

DPSI Best Candidate

Award winner: Sabine Centofanti