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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
 
Applicants
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:
Cesar Arturo Alvarado, Summer 2017 Participant
I learned a lot about the culture. Be ready to embrace a new perception of life.

Julia Justine Wallace-Santesteban, Summer 2017 Participant
The Arabic program was very intensive but incredibly rewarding at the same time. I started as a beginner (no knowledge of any Arabic words), and I can now hold full introductory conversations, write essays, and much more. The teachers are very helpful, and the classes are small.

Summer 2019 Participant
The Moroccan currency is a closed currency. Exchange your money while you are in country. ROTC students should open a USAA account so they are partially reimbursed when they withdraw from a bank/ATM. Don't be afraid to practice the language whenever you can. The students that had only 1 year of language practiced more than the students with 2 and even 3 years. By the end of the program, it was clear that those who practiced out of the classroom more, showed greater improvement.


This program is currently not accepting applications.