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CPI Spanish Immersion School Scholarship

CPI is a private language institute specialized in teaching the Spanish language to non-native speakers. Since 1991 CPI offers Spanish immersion classes complemented by stays with local families and cultural activities as well as excursions. Currently CPI proudly provides students classes in 3 fully equipped and operational campuses in Costa Rica in addition to 2 satellite sites. In 2014 we developed an in-house customized online Spanish program permitting our students prior to or post-immersion the opportunity to take live classes with CPI professors on-site in Costa Rica. The combination of online classes with on-site immersion affords our clients the opportunity to maximize their learning.

CPI Spanish Immersion School will offer one (1) scholarship for a one-week program for use during June or July 2017. Scholarship winner can choose from studying in Heredia, Flamingo, or Monteverde, Costa Rica.

Scholarship includes:

  • All fees and registration costs for the course
  • Accommodations in Costa Rica

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 a candidate must be:

  • current ACTFL member (membership must be paid through March 2017 to be eligible)
  • able to demonstrate a high level of interest and motivation for the course of study offered
  • of a sufficiently proficient level in Spanish to be able to profit from the course of study
  • willing to share the experience gained

Additional information about the 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.

1-2 letters of support should 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 March 31, 2017. Applicants will be notified of a decision by the end of April 2017.

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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.