PGO-BU Summer 2017

Fellowship offerings in Chinese, Japanese or Russian

All Major Expenses Covered

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Mount Huangshan – China

Photo courtesy of summer 2016 PGO-BU scholar, Robert Ticzon

Scope of Scholarship:

Scholarship winners for summer 2017 will study one of these critical languages in near or total immersion settings, either in Boston through Boston University’s Summer Term offerings, or abroad in China or Japan.

Project GO scholarships provide full funding for all recipients.  This funding will cover:

  • Tuition/fees
  • Lodging
  • Meals
  • Travel to/from study location
  • Books
  • Insurance
  • Visa, if required by program

Project GO scholarships will not cover the following:

  • Personal spending money
  • Personal travel
  • Costs for obtaining a passport
  • Medication
  • Expenses for dependents

 

Domestic programs at

Boston University

Program info: http://www.bu.edu/summer

(Open to students with no language experience)

(Open to students with two semesters of college Japanese or the equivalent)

  • Second Year Japanese LJ211-212 (May – Aug) 12 week program

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Summer 2016 First-year Intensive Russian and Chinese scholars visiting Boston historical landmarks

BU Study Abroad programs

(Open to students who have completed at least two semesters of the target language)

Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies

2nd & 3rd year programs

Location: Kyoto, Japan

Dates: late May – late July 2017 (8 weeks)

Prerequisite: Applicants MUST have completed at least two semesters of Japanese by May 2017.

Program Info: http://www.kcjs.jp/summer_programs/index.html

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Shanghai Chinese Studies Program

2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th year programs

Location: Shanghai, China

Dates: June – August 2017 (8 weeks)

Prerequisite: Applicants MUST have completed at least two semesters of Chinese by May 2017. All intermediate and advanced levels of Chinese (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th year) supported.

Program Info: https://www.bu.edu/abroad/programs/shanghai-chinese-studies-program/

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PGO-BU scholars at the Great Wall of China

Photo courtesy of summer 2016 PGO-BU scholar, Robert Ticzon

How do I apply?

 

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