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Intercultura Costa Rica Scholarship

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica with Intercultura's internationally recognized Spanish programs, offered year-round at both city and beach campuses. Each Spanish course is designed for full immersion in real-life contexts and social interactions.

Widely recognized as one of the top language schools in Costa Rica, Intercultura has a variety of Spanish programs for all ages and learners. Classes at both of our campuses - Heredia city and Playa Samara - are conducted entirely in Spanish, providing students from all over the world with a complete and intensive learning experience. Classes are dynamic, interactive, and structured to maximize the language acquisition process in our immersion programs with small classes and 18 different levels. Two (2) scholarships for one-week language courses, recipients may choose from either Heredia City or Playa Samara.

Scholarship includes:

  • All fees and registration costs for the course (20 hours of group lessons per week)
  • Course materials
  • Daily cultural activities, tour of the town, transport to Heredia from SJO if studying at city campus

The scholarship winners are responsible for all travel to and accommodations in 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 Intercultura Costa Rica:

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.