PRIORITY ADMISSION AND FUNDING APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2014
TO APPLY TO CLI:
The address for transcripts and other materials is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mailing address for hard copy materials is:
Critical Languages Institute
2014 Selection Committee
PO Box 874202
Tempe, AZ 85287-4202
All materials must be received by 5:00 PM, January 31, 2014, Arizona time.
NOTE: You cannot save your application and return to it later. You must complete it in one sitting. Please read the questions before you begin. Consider composing any statements or essays in a word processor then pasting them into the application form.
ASU STUDENTS: PLEASE SUPPLY YOUR 10-DIGIT ASU ID NUMBER.
ENTER ONE OR MORE EMAIL ADDRESSES WHERE WE CAN REACH YOU WITH QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR APPLICATION. SEPARATE ADDRESSES BY SEMICOLON.
Include your most recent cumulative GPA. If you recently began a new program, you may also include your preceding GPA. That is, first-semester students may send high-school transcripts. Beginning MA students may send undergrad transcripts, etc.
If between schools (e.g. a graduating senior who has been admitted to grad school), then list the school to which you have been admitted. If not a student, list the firm for which you work (including 'unemployed' and 'self employed').
LIST ANY LANGUAGE COURSES YOU HAVE TAKEN, AS FOLLOWS: LANGUAGE, DURATION, LOCATION.
GERMAN, 4 YEARS, HIGH-SCHOOL
GERMAN, 3 YEARS, UNDERGRAD, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
GERMAN, 1 YEAR, STUDY ABROAD IN MUNICH
Please answer both questions below in a single statement 500 words or fewer:
1. Why do you wish to study this language at CLI?
2. How will your CLI experience further your academic/career plans?
Melikian Scholar Awards provide study-abroad funding for students planning international or language-related careers or planning academic careers in fields related to the country or region whose language they study at CLI.
What are your career goals? What role would becoming a Melikian Scholar play in your pursuit of those goals?
What steps you have taken in preparation for your career? Describe your plans for maintaining your language abilities after CLI.
Project GO programs are open to both contracted and non-contracted ROTC students with the intent and ability to commission. ROTC student on active duty or recently commissioned (not yet on active duty) may participate in domestic programs only (for updates on eligibility criteria, please check www.rotcprojectgo.org). All participants must be US citizens. Students commissioning through OTC/OCS or the Service Academies are not eligible. Students commissioning or graduating prior to the start of a Project GO Study abroad program must delay both graduation and commissioning until after they return to the US. See your ROTC unit for advice.
Only these programs are authorized for Project GO support. Please be sure your Project GO support choice matches your CLI application choice in question 1.
What level are you? 100, 200, freshman, sophomore, etc.
List Rank, First & Last Name, E-mail,Phone, Mailing address of a point of contact in your unit. (Must be available during the summer.)
If YES, then: School, Dates, Language, Location(s)
INSERT A STATEMENT OF PURPOSE AND A LANGUAGE PLAN INTO THE FIELDS BELOW. BOTH SHOULD BE 500 WORDS OR LESS AND SHOULD ANSWER EVERY QUESTION ASKED.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
1. Why have you chosen this language to study?
2. How will your participation in Project GO contribute to the officer corps?
3. If you are applying for a study abroad program, what do you expect to gain from the experience?
LANGUAGE PLAN (Be as specific as possible.)
1. How will you continue your studies and maintain your language skills after the completion of your Project GO program?
2. What courses in your language are available where you study?
2. Discuss your future language proficiency goals, study abroad plans, and language maintenance schedule.
In addition to the transcript required of all CLI applicants, ROTC applicants must also supply:
1. A letter of reference from your ROTC unit, answering the following questions:
(A) Is this student free to participate in the entire program?
May 31 - Aug 17 for Persian, Turkish, or Uzbek (all levels)
May 25 - Aug 17 for 1st-year Russian
Jun 21 - Aug 17 for 2nd- and 3rd-year Russian
Jun 07 - Aug 17 for 4th - 6th-year Russian
(2) Has this student demonstrated an aptitude for language learning?
(3) How would you rank this student's leadership potential?
(4) How likely is this student to receive a commission?
These documents should be scanned and e-mailed to: email@example.com,
or mailed to: CLI/ROTC, Mail Code 4202, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ 85287-4202.
IDEA grants provide up to $3,000 in study-abroad funding for students planning international or language-related careers or planning academic careers in fields related to the country or region whose language they study at CLI. IDEA funds must be used for study abroad within 1 year.
Grantees are selected based on:
Note: IDEA awards are announced in July.
Describe the study-abroad program for which you plan to use IDEA funding, and describe how it fits into your career preparation plans. Be sure to mention and to document any steps you have already taken toward your study-abroad program (e.g. letters of acceptance, scholarships applied for or obtained, internships served, etc.)
IF YOU ARE NOT APPLYING TO STUDY ABROAD WITH CLI, PLEASE REPLY "N/A" TO THE QUESTIONS IN THIS SECTION.
IF YOU ARE TRAVELING ABROAD WITH CLI, PLEASE NOTE:
Should any of these things not be true, please take action in time to have an acceptable passport by the CLI application deadline.
The Critical Languages Institute
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