6th edition of ELE FOCALAE scholarships to study Spanish in Colombia

02 Mei 2018, 08:53, dibaca 77 kali
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The Embassy of the Republic of Colombia in Indonesia is pleased to inform you that the 6th edition of ELE Focalaescholarships to study Spanish in Colombia is open.

The 6th Spanish as a Foreign Language Focalae initiative (ELE Focalae, per its acronym in Spanish) of the Colombian Government, offers 60 scholarships for tourist guides and undergraduate and graduate students from East Asian FEALAC countries to study Spanish in Colombia during 4 months in the second semester of 2018.

During their stay in Colombia, the recipients of the scholarship will also learn more about Colombia's history, culture, and geography. The scholarships include, among other benefits, a monthly stipend, round trip air ticket, and the tuition fee in the university in which the student will take the course.

The scholars will also engage, through volunteering, in socially oriented projects carried out by the universities that will allow them to exchange and socialize with local communities. The recipients of the scholarship will also have the chance to take part in the contest “Colombia is what I like”, by showcasing their experience in Colombia through publications using the hashtag #SoyELEColombia in different social media outlets. By the end of the course, the students will receive an internationally recognized certification of their language sufficiency once they present the SIELE (Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española) exam.

The call for applications will remain open until 18 May 2018. To apply, those who are interested must have a B1 English level and be nationals from East Asian FEALAC countries, besides other requirements. Further information about the scholarship can be found in the Bases of the Call. The 6th edition of ELE Focalae is part of Colombia´s ELE strategy, in which the Colombian Government offers tourist guides and undergraduate and graduate students from Asia the possibility of learning Spanish in Colombian universities and institutes recognized by the quality of their Spanish programs.

The Colombian Government invites you to share this information to your academic community, It will be a life changing experience they cannot miss!

For further information don´t hesitate in contacting us, visit the webpage http://indonesia.embajada.gov.co/newsroom/news/2018-04-19/14403




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