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Summer Programs

June 2021 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

12 K-12 educators and community college educators will travel to Central Asia for a 4-week summer program studying Persianate cultures and their interaction with Turkic cultures. Applications will soon be accepted. Click here for more information: https://cmes.arizona.edu/outreach/Persianate_Central_Asia
 

June 2020 - postponed until June 2021 - Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Jordan

14 K-12 educators and community college educators will travel to Jordan for a 4-week summer program. Click here for more information .

August 2019 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Faculty - Middle Eastern Millennials through Literature, Culture, and Media

28 college and university faculty will participate in a 1-week summer institute at the University of Arizona. Applications now closed. Click here for more information and an application to apply.

 

June 2019 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Morocco

9 K-12 educators and 3 community college educators will travel to Morocco for a 4-week summer program. Applications now closed. Click here for more information .

 

Summer 2018 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

6 high school and 6 college educators from rural Arizona and New Mexico traveled to Kazakhstan and Uzekistan for a 4-week summer program. Click here for more information.

 

Summer 2017 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Bosnia and Albania

7 educators from Maricopa Community College and 7 Arizona high school teachers traveled to Bosnia-Herzegovina and Albania for a 4-week summer program. Click here for more information on the program.

 

Summer 2016 Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Oman and Zanzibar

12 K-12 educators will travel to Oman and Zanzibar for a 4-week summer program. Click here for more information and an application.   

 

Summer 2015 2-Week Educators' Program to Bosnia-Herzegovina

This trip is not cost-subsidized, but we've tried to keep costs low. K-14 educators (full or part-time; pre-service, currently teaching, or retired; classroom teachers or those in other educational positions) are all eligible to participate.  Click here for more information or here for a full brochure.

 

Summer Travel/Study Opportunities across the Nation - and the World 

Click HERE for a great list of summer travel/study opportunities compiled by master teachers Wendy Harris of St. Paul, MN, and Laura West of Hot Springs, AR. The list is of 2012 opportunites; however, it gives you a starting place for upcoming programs.

 

 

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