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Scholarship Funding available for Summer Russian Language Study in Russia and Ka

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    AC Study Abroad is now accepting applications for its summer 2019 study abroad offerings in Russia and Kazakhstan. With two intensive Russian language programs available in Russia and Kazakhstan, students of Russian will make significant language gains over these 8-week programs. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019.

    Advanced Russian Language & Area Studies Program (RLASP)

    Dates: June 6 – August 8, 2019 (Russia)   /   June 11 – August 11, 2019 (Almaty)

    Program Features:20 hours per week of intensive coursework in Russian grammar, conversation, and phonetics, as well as Russian literature, history, political science, and mass media

    Small class sizes (4 – 6 students) — all courses taught in RussianWeekly cultural activities and extended regional field study excursions led by U.S. resident directors Pre-departure orientation in Washington, DC and in-country orientation U.S. undergraduate and graduate academic credit in Russian language from Bryn Mawr CollegeSpecial fellowship from U.S. Department of Education — Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (Moscow only): $5,000Special fellowship from U.S. Department of State — Title VIII Language Fellowships: up to $6,000.

    Russian Heritage Speakers Program

    Dates: June 6 – August 8, 2019 (Russia)   /   June 11 – August 11, 2019 (Almaty)Program Features:15 – 20 hours per week of intensive coursework in Russian grammar, conversation, and vocabulary; may include classes with Russian students at their host universityIndividualized courses; participants actively shape their own curriculaWeekly cultural activities and extended regional field study excursions led by U.S. resident directorsPre-departure orientation in Washington, DC and in-country orientationU.S. undergraduate and graduate academic credit in Russian language from Bryn Mawr College

    Financial Aid

    All applicants to American Councils study abroad programs are eligible to apply for financial aid, including a Diversity Scholarship, a Need-Based Scholarship, and program-specific scholarships.

    Past program participants have successfully applied additional outside sources of financial aid, including Fund for Education Abroad ScholarshipsBoren AwardsFLAS Fellowships, and Gilman Scholarships  to further reduce their out-of-pocket costs.   The deadline to apply for both programs is February 15, 2019. Thank you in advance for sharing these opportunities with colleagues and students who may be interested!  Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or concerns. We can be contacted at outbound@americancouncils.org.

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