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Scholarship for High School Italian Teacher to Study in Taormina, Italy

Date 03.07.2014

Fondazione Italia and The Center for Italian Studies “Babilonia” is excited to offer a 2-week scholarship to attend an Italian language course between May to August 2014 (including accommodation in private room in shared apartment) to one high school teacher of Italian (non-native speaker) for his/her excellence in classroom teaching. The grant recipient must also have made extraordinary contributions to the expansion of Italian language and culture in his/her school and local community and be committed to share his/her study with his/her school and community upon return from Italy.

Application deadline is March 31, 2014

Requirements to Apply:
*Must be currently teaching a minimum of two   classes of Italian at a U.S.  high school.
*Must be a non-native Italian speaker.
*Must provide a recommendation letter with  application.
*Must submit a short essay in Italian taking place in Taormina (even an imaginary Taormina if someone has never been in Taormina before).

To download the application CLICK HERE.