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Arab Academy Scholarship

Arab Academy provides the world's leading online and onsite Arabic instruction programs for institutions, individuals and public organizations. Arab Academy was founded in 1997 and is based out of Cairo, Egypt.

  • Onsite Courses:

Arab Academy's Arabic language center offers classes for students of all proficiency levels. Whether you are a total beginner, or an advanced speaker of Arabic, you will still find an Arab Academy course that will be of use to you. Arab Academy's Arabic Language programs are structured around your specific needs. When you join, you have several options when it comes to determining the structure of your Arabic language program.

  • Information about Scholarships:
  1. One (1) onsite scholarship for 2 weeks of Arab language in its center in Cairo.

The onsite scholarship winner is responsible for all travel to and accommodations in Cairo, and any personal expenses and optional activities.

Program start dates are on the first Sunday of every month. The start dates can be found in the following link:

To be eligible an applicant must be:

  • Current ACTFL Member (membership must be paid through March 2020 to be eligible)
  • A non-native speaker of Arabic, and not at the advanced, superior, or distinguished levels of proficiency
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of interest and motivation for the course of study offered
  • Able to show institutional support through a letter of recommendation

ACTFL has the right to provide your name and contact information to the scholarship provider.

Additional information about Arab Academy:

Please note: you must be logged in and an ACTFL member to access the application form, please contact if you cannot remember your login information.

Two letters of support must be submitted on your behalf. Please share the link below with a colleague or supervisor to complete by the application deadline.

Application Form     Recommendation Form


The deadline to apply for this award is February 28, 2020. Applicants will be notified of a decision by the end of March 2020.

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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. Previous winners of a scholarship are not eligible to apply for the same scholarship.