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The Critical Languages Institute regrets to announce programs in Tashkent will not be offered for Summer 2020. We encourage all interested applicants to apply for our Summer 2021 program in Fall of 2020.
Students solidify their command of Uzbek and raise their listening, speaking, and communicative skills to the Intermediate Low level or better. Graduates can interact in day-to-day life in Uzbekistan comfortably and to read texts on familiar topics with ease.
June 15 - Aug 7, 2020
8 credits of SLC 294
A city of over 2 million, Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan and the administrative and cultural center for much of Central Asia. It is as famous for its lively bazaars and historical monuments as it is for its arts districts and the monumental architecture of the past two decades. It is also known for its many museums and its mix of modern and Soviet-era architecture. The Amir Timur Museum houses manuscripts, weapons and other relics from the Timurid dynasty. Nearby, the huge State Museum of History of Uzbekistan has centuries-old Buddhist artifacts. The city’s skyline is distinguished by Tashkent Tower.
Since this program is small, CLI customizes it to individual students. Excursion and activity schedules vary year to year, but may include:
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
CLI is working with the Tashkent State University of Uzbek Language and Literature Named After Alisher Nava’i (TSUULL) to establish this study-abroad program for summer 2020!
Students live in Tashkent State University of Uzbek Language and Literature dormitories.
Breakfast and lunch is provided. Students make their own dinner arrangements.
TITLE VIII FUNDING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
The Department of State's Title VIII program funds graduate students with U.S. citizenship to study less commonly taught languages.
Title VIII provides fellowships of up to $10,000 for the study of 2nd-Year Uzbek in Tashkent.
Apply by January 20, 2020
MELIKIAN CENTER FUNDING FOR ALL OTHER PARTICIPANTS
Supported by the Melikian Center's endowment and by private donations, the Melikian Center Awards Program provides scholarships of up to $4,000 for superior applicants to study 2nd-year Uzbek in Tashkent.
ASU students, non-ASU students, teachers, and other non-students are eligible to apply for this funding.
Apply by January 20, 2020
THE BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The State Department's Gilman Scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 for students in financial need to study abroad, including in CLI overseas programs. Gilman applications require certification of the program by your institution's study-abroad office. If you apply for Gilman support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in getting the required information to your institution.
Gilman summer study applications are accepted from August to October and January to March. Please apply for the early competition, if possible, since applicants to the later competition will not learn their award status until after the deadline to commit to CLI study. Please contact email@example.com for details on timing your Gilman application.
NEED-BASED FEE REDUCTION
The Melikian Center offers a $1,000 reduction of the published 2020 CLI program fee for qualified Pell-eligible students. This $1,000 reduction applies to Tempe-based or study abroad programs. Please indicate your Pell eligibility on the general application to be considered for this fee reduction.
To learn more about Pell or to see if you are eligible, please visit: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/pell
The CLI Summer in Tashkent, Uzbekistan program fee of $4,900 includes:
It does not include:
*All prices and descriptions on this page subject to change. Participants are responsible for checking current prices and details before signing billing, housing or meal contracts.