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Summer Language Abroad Grant Program

The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures

 

 

Summer Language Abroad Grant: provides funding for individual summer foreign language study abroad via awards of up to $5,500 combined with a comprehensive curriculum of international study coursework. This is open to undergraduate students who have a declared major, supplementary major, or minor in the College of Arts & Letters. (A documented intent to declare a major/minor will also be accepted). It is also open to undergraduate students who have declared a supplementary major in global affairs (Keough School of Global Affairs) and graduate students from any College/School and area of study.

The CSLC will offer limited funding for intensive language study over Thanksgiving break and Christmas break (2019). This opportunity is open to:

  • Undergraduate students with a declared major, supplementary major, or minor in the College of Arts & Letters or a declared supplementary major in global affairs (Keough School of Global Affairs)
  • Graduate students from any College/School and area of study
Please submit funding requests containing the following information to Maggie Mello by the application deadline: October 11, 2019 by 5:00pm.
  • A brief rationale for language study
  • The language, country and the proposed dates involved
  • Information about the language program (including its name, website, and course description/syllabus); a rationale for selecting the particular program; an itemized budget, and an email of support from a faculty member. This email should be sent directly to Maggie Mello.  
Awardees are responsible for applying to their language program/school of choice and for preparing and managing housing, travel and meals.

All applicants - whether successful or not - are eligible to apply for the 2020 Summer SLA Grant.