American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS invites
applications for the 2010 Eurasian Regional Language Program for language
study at our growing language center in Osh, Kyrgyzstan.
Applications for the Fall 2010 and Academic Year 2010-2011 programs are due
April 1st, 2010. See http://www.aceurasiaabroad.org/kyrgyzstan for
applications and more information.
The Eurasian Regional Language Program in Osh provides graduate students,
advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals intensive
instruction in Uzbek and Kyrgyz. Participants may enroll in semester,
academic year, or summer programs. Courses are designed to strengthen
speaking, listening, reading, and writing proficiency in Uzbek or Kyrgyz.
Program features include:
*Core language courses focusing on grammar and lexical studies, phonetics,
vocabulary development, and conversational skills;
*Area studies, literature, and culture classes for advanced students;
*Classes conducted in small groups of three to six students or in private
*Native-speaking faculty with extensive experience teaching foreign students;
*Homestays with local families;
*Undergraduate or graduate credit from Bryn Mawr College;
*Pre-departure orientation in Washington, D.C.;
*and logistical support provided by local American Councils offices.
Applicants with at least two years of college-level instruction in Kyrgyz,
Uzbek, or Russian are eligible to apply to the program.
Substantial fellowships are available through American Councils from U.S.
Department of State (Title VIII) and U.S. Department of Education
(Fulbright-Hays) grant support. Recent program participants have also
received fellowship support from the National Security Education Program
(http://www.borenawards.org/), the Benjamin A. Gilman International
Scholarship (http://www.iie.org/gilman), and the U.S. Department of
Education Title VI (FLAS).
American Councils also offers intensive language study programs in Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan,
and Ukraine. For more information on these programs, visit
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