Project GO at ASU is run by the Arizona State University Critical Languages Institute, in cooperation with the ASU Army, Air Force and Naval ROTC units. Project GO participants study alongside non-ROTC students.
ASU Project GO has a limited number of openings. Participants are selected on a competitive basis. Selection criteria include: academic achievement, potential to commission, commitment to mastering the language of study, and leadership potential. See the ROTC website for details.
Beginners study at ASU for 2 months, then go abroad for 1 month.
Intermediate & Advanced students study abroad for 2 months.
WHAT IS PROJECT GO?
Project GO (The "Global Officer" Project) is a nationwide program training ROTC students in selected languages. Project GO is run by a 25-university network.
Project GO ASU provides full scholarships for summer study in Arizona and abroad.
WHAT LANGUAGES DOES PROJECT GO OFFER AT ASU?
WHERE ARE THE ASU OVERSEAS TRAINING CENTERS?
- Indonesian: Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia
- Russian: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
WHAT DOES AN ASU PROJECT GO SCHOLARSHIP COVER?
- fees, room & board at Arizona State and abroad
- domestic and international travel
- traveler's insurance
- visa expenses
- ASU application fee
- ASU Recreation Center membership
WHAT DOES AN ASU PROJECT GO SCHOLARSHIP NOT COVER?
- passport application
- personal travel and spending money
- transcript and credit-transfer fees
- other fees charged by a participant's home institution
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
- Project GO programs are open to contracted and non-contracted ROTC students with the intent and ability to commission.
- Any ROTC student from any school may apply. Participants do not need to be ASU students.
- Project GO students must be US citizens.
- Students commissioning through OTC/OCS or the Service Academies are not eligible for Project GO.
- Students commissioning or graduating prior to the start of a Project GO Study abroad program must delay both graduation and commissioning until after they return to the US. See your ROTC unit for advice.
- ROTC students on active duty or recently commissioned (not yet on active duty) may participate in domestic programs only
- For updates on eligibility criteria, please check www.rotcprojectgo.org.
WHAT'S THE DEADLINE?
Overseas Programs (Russian and Indonesian): January 13, 2020
WHERE CAN I APPLY:
Apply to overseas programs here (Russian and Indonesian): https://www.rotcprojectgo.org/apply-now
Housing & Meals:
- In the U.S.
- Double occupancy dormitory housing and meal allowances provided
- Host family housing and meals or hotel and meal allowance provided at the overseas location.
ASU Project GO provides:
- round-trip travel to and from study-abroad sites
- program-related travel during study-abroad programs
- travel to and from Phoenix, Arizona
ASU Project GO does not provide:
- support for personal travel in the U.S. or abroad
NOTE ON TRAVEL: Project GO travel is arranged by the program. All 4-week international travel will originate and terminate at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport. Travel to 8-week and 10-week programs will originate and terminate from the student's nearest U.S. international airport. Project GO will not accommodate requests for early arrival, late departure, or custom itineraries.
Students must not change the itinerary provided by Project GO. Students who do so will be removed from the program, lose their Project GO scholarship, and may be required to reimburse ASU and/or Project GO for funds expended on their behalf.
NOTE ON VISAS: Project GO students receive single-entry visas for the period of the program. Requests for multiple entry, early arrival, or late departure cannot be accommodated.
NOTE ON PASSPORTS: Students must have a blue U.S. tourist passport in hand as of March 1, 2020. Applicants without passports will not be considered.
NOTE ON PASSPORT EXPIRATION DATES: There for applicants with passports expiring before March, 2021 will not be considered.
For information on Project GO at other universities, see the Project GO website.
To speak to a Project GO representative, email the ASU Project GO coordinator, Ms. Emily Hopkins, or call 480-965-4188 during Arizona business hours.
For more information on CLI, contact the Arizona State University Critical Languages Institute.