Domestic and Hybrid Programs - Polish

1st, 2nd & 3rd-year Polish

6 Weeks in Pittsburgh

1st, 2nd and 3rd-year Polish classes taught at the SLI provide the equivalent of an academic year's worth of study. Classes meet on the University of Pittsburgh campus Monday - Friday from 9am to 3p. In addition to intensive language classes, students attend Polish films, lectures on politics and culture, singing classes, and cooking classes.

Duration: 
6 weeks: June 1 - July 10, 2020
Academic Credit: 
6 Credits
Eligibility: 
Available to undergraduate and graduate Pitt & non-Pitt students, working professionals, and retirees
Cultural Programs: 

Includes supplemental activities such as films, lectures, and cooking classes.

Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA

Housing: 

Students may select to live in the dormitories (approx. $33/night) or locate an apartment to sublet.

Note: The cost of accommodations and meals are not included in the program cost.

Funding Opportunity: 

Summer Language Institute Scholarships:
$1,000 to a maximum award of $5,000

ELIGIBILITY:
All are eligible

TO APPLY:
Complete the SLI Scholarship Questionnaire on the application and include a letter of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application.

SLI APPLICATION DEADLINE:
For priority consideration, please complete your SLI application by March 1, 2020. Students may continue to apply for the SLI and SLI scholarships until mid-May or until scholarship funds are depleted.

 

Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Awards:
Full tuition funding + $2,500 living stipend.

ELIGIBILITY:
US citizens currently enrolled in a US institution of higher education at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students applying for language programs at the 2nd-year level or higher. Under certain circumstances, graduate students may be eligible for FLAS funding to study non-Russian languages at the first-year level; please contact sliadmin@pitt.edu for more information.

TO APPLY:
Complete the SLI FLAS Questionnaire on the application and include two (total) letters of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application. The FLAS questionnaire requests a one-page personal statement. Applicants who wish for consideration of financial need may submit a current FAFSA Student Aid Report. Please be aware that it may take up to three weeks for you to receive your Student Aid Report after filing your FAFSA.

SLI FLAS APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 1, 2020

Program Fee: 

$4,656 + university fees (approx. $260)

Note: Cost does not include accommodations or meals. Applicants who are not currently enrolled at Pitt will have to pay a additional $45 fee after acceptance but before enrolling in order to get set up with a student account.

1st, 2nd & 3rd-year Polish

10 Week Hybrid Program: Pittsburgh + Krakow, Poland

Students may add 4 weeks of study abroad in Krakow to the end of their 6 weeks of Polish study at the SLI domestic program in Pittsburgh. The abroad portion of the program is held at Prolog Language School, an institute that boasts cutting edge instructional materials and dedicated, experienced instructors of Polish as a foreign language. The abroad program includes an extensive excursion program in and around Krakow at no extra cost to the student.

Duration: 
10 weeks: June 1 - August 7, 2020
Academic Credit: 
10 credits
Eligibility: 
Available to undergraduate and graduate Pitt & non-Pitt students, working professionals, and retirees
Cultural Programs: 

While in Pittsburgh students attend supplemental films, lectures, and cooking and singing classes. In Krakow, students are offered an extensive excursion program at no cost.

Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA and Krakow, Poland

Housing: 

While in Pittsburgh, students may select to live in the dormitories (approx. $33/night) or locate an apartment to sublet. Students are responsible for the cost of housing in Pittsburgh. In Krakow, students will live in apartments situated close to classes and the historical center. The cost of housing in Krakow is included in the program fee.

Note: The cost of housing abroad is included in the program cost.

Funding Opportunity: 

Summer Language Institute Scholarships:
$1,000 to a maximum award of $5,000

ELIGIBILITY:
All are eligible

TO APPLY:
Complete the SLI Scholarship Questionnaire on the application and include a letter of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application.

SLI APPLICATION DEADLINE:
For priority consideration, please complete your SLI application by March 1, 2020. Students may continue to apply for the SLI and SLI scholarships until mid-May or until scholarship funds are depleted.

 

Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Awards:
Full tuition funding + $2,500 living stipend.

ELIGIBILITY:
US citizens currently enrolled in a US institution of higher education at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students applying for language programs at the 2nd-year level or higher. Under certain circumstances, graduate students may be eligible for FLAS funding to study non-Russian languages at the first-year level; please contact sliadmin@pitt.edu for more information.

TO APPLY:
Complete the SLI FLAS Questionnaire on the application and include two (total) letters of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application. The FLAS questionnaire requests a one-page personal statement. Applicants who wish for consideration of financial need may submit a current FAFSA Student Aid Report. Please be aware that it may take up to three weeks for you to receive your Student Aid Report after filing your FAFSA.

SLI FLAS APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 1, 2020

Program Fee: 

$9,060

Note: International airfare, meals, and housing in Pittsburgh are not included in this cost. Housing in Krakow and all program-organized excursions while abroad are included in this cost. Applicants who are not currently enrolled at Pitt will have to pay a additional $45 fee after acceptance but before enrolling in order to get set up with a student account.