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  • Locations: Errachidia, Morocco; Ifrane, Morocco; Marrakech, Morocco; Merzouga, Morocco
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Cost: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Jenna Hunter-Skidmore
Program Description:
Project GO, an initiative of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE), provides fully funded scholarships to students commissioning through Air Force, Army and Naval ROTC to study critical languages domestically and abroad. The goal of Project GO is to develop future military officers within all of the U.S. Armed Forces who possess the necessary linguistic and cross-cultural communication skills required for effective leadership in the 21st century operational environment.

Eligibility Guidelines
In order to be eligible, at the time of application, an applicant must be:
  1. A U.S. citizen.
  2. An undergraduate or graduate student on track to commission through the Army, Naval, or Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), contracted or non-contracted, at a regionally accredited college or university in the United States. 

Overseas Participants
In order to be eligible to participate in a Project GO overseas program, for the duration of the program successful applicants must:
  1. Remain in ROTC.
  2. Not be commissioned officers.
  3. Be in inactive, non-drilling status.
  4. Not be employed by the U.S. federal government or any foreign government. 

Domestic Participants
Newly commissioned officers awaiting active duty, drilling members of the National Guard or Reserve, and Army Green to Gold members are eligible to participate in Project GO domestic programs only.
Domestic participants must not otherwise be employed by the U.S. federal government or any foreign government.
Not Eligible for Project GO
  1. Non-U.S. citizens
  2. Active duty military members (not participating in ROTC)
  3. Navy Seaman to Admiral Program members
  4. Officer Candidate School participants
  5. JROTC students
  6. Service academy students
  7. Federal government employees

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4
Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4
Program Reviews:
Julia Justine Wallace-Santesteban, Summer 2017 Participant
After countless late night discussions in various Moroccan cities, I came back with completely new ideas about the Arab/Islamic culture. It is so widely misunderstood in the West, which makes this experience so valuable. I learned on this trip the importance of experiencing cultures firsthand before making any judgments about them. Studying abroad is so vital in your development as a human being; it is an absolute must while in college.

Summer 2018 Participant
The most rewarding parts of this program were interacting with the locals and being forced to use the Arabic we had learned in class. Most were very kind and loved that we were learning their language and trying to use it, even if it wasn't very good!

Cesar Arturo Alvarado, Summer 2017 Participant
My favorite portion of the study abroad program was the instructors. They were well versed and knowledgeable and taught for numerous years. It was evident in our day to day activities as they saw our classroom needs and challenged the students by bringing them outside their comfort zone.

This program is currently not accepting applications.