The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is delighted to announce its 2016 Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) program, a fully-funded intensive Arabic language scholarship program in the Sultanate of Oman. SQCC supports Arabic language study for U.S. students through its annual SALAM program. This intensive Arabic language program will allow students to gain a deeper knowledge of Arabic, while becoming familiar with Omani history and culture.
Applications due January 10, 2016
Eligibility: All applicants must be U.S. citizens, enrolled in a degree seeking program (BA, MA or PhD) in spring 2016, and have completed four semesters (or the equivalent) of university-level Arabic coursework.
Program dates: July 7-August 12, 2016
Location: Manah, Oman
Cost: SQCC will cover international travel to and from Washington, D.C. and Muscat, Oman, program language classes, room, board, SALAM-sponsored travel for weekend excursions, and all entrance fees for program activities. Students will be required to purchase international health and medical evacuation insurance.
Classes: Held 8:00am-1:30pm Sunday to Thursday.
Outside of class: Students will have access to Omani peer language partners, organized weekend trips around Oman, extracurricular activities, and weekly lectures.
Housing: Shared student housing, provided by the program.
The program also provides: three meals a day, transportation to and from student housing and the university, internet access, and laundry and gym facilities onsite.
To submit an application, or for more information, please visit the SQCC website at SALAM 2016.