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Obtain one recommendation, from a colleague or administrator, either of whom are well acquainted with you and understand your desire for this study opportunity and your plans to share your experience with others.
The completed recommendation form should accompany your application on or before March 31, 2015.
The award will cover the following items:
- Spanish Placement Test
- Spanish Intensive Course (20 hrs/week)
- Course Material
- Welcome Package
- Weekly Tours and Recreational Activities Calendar
- Course Certificate
- 24/7 Emergency Phone
- COINED Tutorship
- Internet Access
The winners are responsible for all travel-related costs to Santiago de Chile and the school, as well as personal expenses, accommodation via COINED, registration fee (USD75) and any additional activities or study-extensions in Santiago de Chile.
Selection criteria will include:
- Current ACTFL Member Evidence of need/desire for study
- Clarity and specificity of the statement of purpose
- Appropriateness of the level of proficiency in spoken and written Spanish for the project
- Likely impact on students and colleagues
- Strength of recommendation
Finalists may also be interviewed on the telephone to ascertain their level of oral proficiency.
It is expected that the winner will be selected by the end of April 2015. Other applicants will be informed shortly thereafter. Please do not call ACTFL Headquarters for the results of the competition.
ACTFL has the right to provide your name and contact information to the scholarship provider.
The deadline for this award is March 31, 2015.
Questions? Contact Jaime Bernstein at 703-894-2900 Ext 108.
The programs described on this page are provided solely for the information of ACTFL members. These are not ACTFL programs, and they have not been subjected to any review or vetting by ACTFL. Their presence here does not constitute an endorsement by ACTFL. One can apply for multiple scholarships. Incomplete applications will not be considered.