Scholarships

Argentina Scholarships in partnerships with Euro Club of Córdoba, Law Club of Córdoba and The Argentine Culture Institute is pleased to offer partial scholarships for select 2016 and 2017 program dates. Since 2009, we have provided Cultural Programs Scholars with more than USD 60,000 in scholarship funding.  In line with this global lens, it is our policy to actively seek a diverse pool of candidates from a variety of backgrounds.

SPANISH AND CULTURE IMMERSION PROGRAM

The Super Intensive Spanish course is designed for students who want to learn Spanish language in as short a time as possible. This course is recommended for serious students who want to make the most of their time abroad to achieve a good language level in Spanish. This is a very serious program and students have to study and do homework every day, so please make sure you understand this well. The program emphasizes what students can do with language rather than simply what they know about it.  More information: Immersion Program

  • Start date: November 28, 2016
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission*
  • Maximum Number of Scholarships Available: 12

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

The Latin American Studies program is a multidisciplinary program that offers students a regional focus to complement their disciplinary focus. The concentration provides a coherent framework for the study of Latin America and is designed to prepare students for careers requiring specialized knowledge of the peoples, cultures and social systems of Latin America.  During the two-week program students will visit Argentine NGO, will meet with locals in very poor neighborhood, businessmen and businesswomen, politicians, professionals and will take part in various cultural excursions and activities. More information: Latin American Studies

  • Start date: November 7, 2016
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission*
  • Maximum Number of Scholarships Available: 10

INTERNSHIPS

An Internship is the best way to strengthen your knowledge on your field of study and gain job experience in career fields outside the classroom. Besides, upon graduation, students with pre-professional intern experience have greater opportunities to find a job easily. Work in different private companies and public or non-governmental organizations as you improve your Spanish.  More information: Internships

  • Start date: Any time of the year depending the internship
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission*
  • Maximum Number of Scholarships Available: 10

VOLUNTEERING LEARNING EXPERIENCE

We are part of a rich world but of uneven distribution, there is a huge difference between those who have a lot and those who have almost nothing. Under these circumstances the environment is also affected.  You can be part of that help, whether lending a hand to the elderly, teaching young children, cooking in a soup kitchen or working in a community center. Come and help people in need to improve their quality of life as you develop your skills, meet new friends and learn to see the world with other eyes. More information: Volunteering

  • Start date: Any time of the year depending the project – No projects in January
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission*
  • Maximum Number of Scholarships Available: 10

TEACHING IN ARGENTINA

Teaching is an ongoing task that affects the students’ life as well as the teachers’. The teach Abroad Program is a unique way of sharing educational experiences with locals, getting to know their culture and way of living as they learn about yours. Generally, no prior teaching experience is necessary to register in these programs. More information: Teaching in Argentina

  • Start date: March to November
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission*
  • Maximum Number of Scholarships Available: 10

MEDICAL OBSERVERSHIPS

The Observerships program is an informal shadowing experience that enables participants to watch procedures and surgeries; attend patient rounds and teaching conferences. The Observerships Program lasts approximately four to twelve weeks. This program was designed for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, medical students, physiotherapists, technologists, dentists, nutritionist, technicians and health administrators.  The observerships is a specific exchange program in which the observer accompanies the medical staff through their daily hospital routine, sharing experiences with doctors, residents, staff and students.(Medical Program is not available for U.S. citizens) More information: Medical Observerships

  • Start date: Any time of the year
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission*
  • Maximum Number of Scholarships Available: 10

Medical Observerships Scholarships are offered to health students from higher education institutions in the following countries: European countries, China, Japan, Israel, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Perú, Paraguay, Bolivia, Ecuador, South Africa, Australia, Canada and New Zeland.

SPANISH AND CULTURE COURSES

Argentina Scholarships awards every year a large number of scholarships to students interested in learning and practicing Spanish within a complete immersion environment in the city of Córdoba, a medium-sized city in which the students will have a real opportunity to learn the Spanish way of life and to learn the language in everyday situations. More information: Spanish and Culture Courses

  • Start date 2016: September 19 / October 17 / November 21 / December 19
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission*
  • Maximum Number of Scholarships Available: 10

*Rolling admission: You should try to have your application in early to better your chances of acceptance, but applications will continue to be accepted until all spots are filled.

ACCOMMODATION

Scholarships will have 50% discounts for any accommodation options in homestay and no registration fees in any program.

All scholarship recipients are responsible for their own airfare and daily living expenses, along with the balance of the program fee.

Questions? Contact a Coordinator at info@scholarshipsargentina.org

How do I apply?

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Why are there so many students who would like to study abroad but so few that actually go? The answer could be as simple as not knowing where to start or  universities programs are too expensive. An international education does not have to be expensive for you to have the best study abroad experience.  Just follow the steps to get here, we will do our best to help you!!!

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be between the ages of 18-30
  • CV (Curriculum Vitae in Spanish)
  • Basic to a good Spanish Language level depending the program selected
  • Professional / Academic references (name, title and e-mail – Written in your native language)

How do I apply?

The application cycle for summer scholarships is now open. Please complete the 2016 Scholarship Application to be considered for an award. You must complete the application is one sitting and may only apply once. Applications are due by 11:59 pm ART (Argentina Time) on March, 31st – 2016.

Dates & Deadlines:
Scholarship Applications Due: March 31, 2016
Applicants Notified: April 12, 2016

How are Argentina scholarship recipients chosen?

Our selection committee (integrated by one member of each 4 institutions) takes many factors into consideration when choosing scholarship candidates. Scholarships are awarded to those who demonstrate a commitment to their communities and a genuine interest in Cultural Programs.

Preference may be given to:
Applicants Résumé
Applicants Spanish Language level
Applicants Professional/Academic references
Applicants of ethnicities underrepresented in Argentine Culture Programs

What are the requirements after receiving an Argentina Scholarship?

Scholarship recipients are sent a full description of their requirements via email upon being offered a scholarship.  Scholarship recipients must keep a blog during their program to document their experiences abroad and give a final presentation if program is + 4 weeks. Recipients must share photos from their trip, which may be featured on the website and publications.

Number of the programs and what you pay for the program if you get the partial scholarships

  • Program 1) Immersion program: USD 530 all included / Program and accommodation
  • Program 2) Latin American Studies: USD 340 – Two weeks program
  • Program 3) Spanish and Culture course: USD 120 a week – 20 hours of lessons/Week
  • Program 4) Internships, Volunteering and Teaching in Argentina:  USD 250* (one time payment)
  • Program 5) Medical Observerships: USD 490* for 2 weeks

*Internships – Volunteering – Teaching programs have a mandatory workers compensation insurance and  organization fee. Additional cost for insurance USD 5 per week - Additional cost: USD 10 per week. *Medical Observerships program has a mandatory workers compensation insurance cost of USD 5 per week

For more information if there are spots available please contact us

All programs include: study material, certification, administrative and registration fees, tax and civil liability.

Spending money: You should think about U$S 8-12 a day for meals and general cost of living.

Air Ticket: Remember that air ticket could be very expensive to travel to Argentina, take your time to find out the best deals but don´t wait too much.

Procedures to Apply:

1.  Completed Application for Admission and send all documents.

2.  Candidates selected for the program will receive acceptances from Scholarships in Argentina.

3. The confirmation of participation is automatically when the student does the payment by PayPal (USD 100 -non refundable).  The rest of fee  is paid in Argentina the first day of arrival or by PayPal.  The air ticket information must be sent at least two months before the program starts, if not you must communicate with the administration for extension.

All scholarship recipients are responsible for their own airfare and daily living expenses, along with the balance of the program fee.

Confirmation of housing: 10 days before you leave your country,  you will receive all your housing details by e-mail.

If you write to us we will endeavour to respond within 2 working days of receiving a request.  Please note that during busy periods it may take up to 4 working days to reply to you. We encourage you to contact us to update any of your details or if you did not get a respond from us in 4 working days send it again and please check your spam box. We always answer each and every mail.

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