Here is some information about generous funding for language training: American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS is now accepting applications for its 2012-2013 Title VIII Grants for Research and Advanced Language Training programs in Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Southeast Europe, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for these awards. The application […]
Does your study abroad office charge a per student administration fee? If not, are you thinking about doing so?
It is also a philosophical question: Do we charge for a special fee for a program that we believe is core to the academic experience?
Students are always seeking funding for language study. The beauty of the African Languages Initiative pilot program, designed to increase the number of Boren Scholars, Fellows and alumni engaged in the study of critical languages of Africa, is that it requires domestic US study of the language prior to departure to the host country. (This can be bypassed if the student has reached “novice high” -ILR 0+.)
Funding is so often an issue – in life and in study abroad. The good news is that there IS funding out there for study, research, internships and professional development. The challenge is that many students (and faculty/administrators) find out about it too late to apply. There are two organizations that are incredibly generous with […]