Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Language: Chinese (Mandarin)
School: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Dates of Program: May 06, 2022 - July 02, 2022
Program Type: Summer Study Abroad
Program Level: Year 3 , Year 4 ,
|Year 3||Year 4|
|Number of Classroom Hours per week||20||20|
|Number of Self-Study/Homework Hours per week||15||15|
|Number of Hours With a Language Partner per week||2.5||2.5|
|Number of Hours of Other Activities per week||20||20|
Year 3 and Year 4 students will both use Transitions: An Intermediate Chinese Course, Practical Chinese Reading and Writing
Embry-Riddle Project Global Officer (GO) is an eight-week intensive language and cultural immersion program provided to ROTC cadets with a Chinese language focus. The host institution is National Kaohsiung Normal University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Kaohsiung is the political, economic, and cultural center of Southern Taiwan allowing for participants to be immersed for two months with access to multiple cultural sites.
All students will be taught by both Embry Riddle faculty and local Taiwanese faculty. Classes will meet four hours each weekday in addition to tutoring and assignments required outside of the classroom. On the weekends, students will have the opportunity to participate in prearranged trips to the mountains, cultural dwellings, festivals, and museums. Students will be housed in double occupancy hotel rooms in a hotel within walking distance of the NKNU campus.
**Please note that the CDC has advised US citizens to be vaccinated again COVID-19 before traveling to Taiwan. Additionally, NKNU does not permit students, faculty, and staff on campus unless they are vaccinated.
Application Deadline: January 12, 2022
Separate application?: No, a separate application is not needed.
How to Apply:
All applicants MUST use the Project GO central application system to apply. Fill out the Project GO national online application by clicking the 'Apply Now' button at the top of this page and submit your transcripts and letters of recommendation from your commanding officer and Chinese language instructor.
All Project GO programs provide scholarships that include funding for:
The following costs will not be included in Project GO Funding: personal spending money, personal travel, costs for obtaining a passport, medication, and expenses for dependents.
Name: Sarah Orfinger
Email Address: [email protected]
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