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January in Jordan

Hunter College's winter term intensive Arabic language program in Amman, Jordan

Every January, the Hunter College Arabic Program and Education Abroad office send a small group of Hunter and CUNY students to Amman, Jordan for 4 weeks of intensive Arabic study at the Qasid Arabic Institute.

There are a number of scholarships that Hunter and CUNY students can apply for to help cover the costs of this program.

The Benjamin Gilman Scholarship is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university. Please note that the deadline for applicants wanting to use this scholarship for our January in Jordan Program is October 1, 2019.  We encourage students planning to apply for this scholarship to email Dr. Stephen Lassonde, Director of the Office of Prestigious Scholaraships and Fellowships, for assistance.

Internal to CUNY, there is the Chancellor’s Global Scholarship (CGS) for Study Abroad. The deadline for the application has not yet been announced but it will be sometime in October 2019.

Lastly, The Qasid Institute offers one $1500 need-based scholarship to a Hunter College student partiicpating in the program.  All applicants from Hunter College are automatically considered for this partial scholarship.

Our January 2020 program will run from December 29 (students arrive)-January 24 (students depart).  For detailed administrative information, go here.   For academc information contact Professor Alex Elinson.

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