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CPI Spanish Immersion School

CPI is the ideal option to improve your Spanish. Located in the tropical paradise that is Costa Rica, CPI Spanish boasts small class size, organized by linguistic level with a maximum of 4 students per class, which ensures advancement, all while in an encouraging ambience. Learn more about the country by staying with a local, welcoming host family. The Spanish classes, for all skill levels, are offered each Monday at the CPI campus of your choosing: Heredia, Monteverde, or Flamingo, the scholarship recipient may choose between the three campuses.

Scholarship includes:

  • One week of language classes (20 hours) at location of choice
  • Homestay for one-week in a private room

The scholarship winners are responsible for all travel to Costa Rica. The scholarship winners are also responsible for any personal expenses, meals, and optional activities.

To be eligible an applicant must be:

  • Current ACTFL member (membership must be paid through March 2020 to be eligible)
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of interest and motivation for the course of study offered
  • Applicants should show a need to improve their Spanish language skills

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

Additional information about CPI Spanish Immersion School:

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.