Tuesday, May 26, 2009

SALVI Rusticatio 2009 Scholarship Announcement

Breaking news for Latin-speakers and aspiring Latin-speakers: SALVI (Septentrionale Americanum Latinitatis Vivae Institutum) (known in English as the North American Institute for Living Latin Studies) is pleased to announce the availability of three need-based scholarships, funded by the Amy High Latin Foundation of Virginia, for its general-enrollment spoken-Latin workshop Rusticatio Virginiana Omnibus Destinata 2009. Applications for scholarships to Rusticatio Omnibus will be accepted through June 10, 2009. The SALVI Scholarship Committee chair will notify applicants of the Committee’s decision via email on June 15. Please note that scholarships cover only the Rusticatio Omnibus program fees, and do not include support for travel expenses.

To compete for a scholarship, please do the following:

1. Download an application for Rusticatio Omnibus from http://www.latin.org/rusticatio.html.  Send the completed application to SALVI, c/o Jacquelyn Myers, 1252 11th Street, #107, Santa Monica, CA, 90401. (Disregard this step if you have already submitted your Rusticatio application.)

2. Provide a personal statement of no more than 250 words in which you:

  • Briefly describe your present occupation.
  • Explain why you believe your attendance at Rusticatio Omnibus will benefit you and/or others.
  • Explain why receiving this scholarship is necessary for you. If you are currently employed, please explain the likelihood of receiving institutional support for program fees, travel, etc., or the circumstances which might preclude such support.

Please send your personal statement by email to the Scholarship Committee chair, Jacquelyn Myers, at iacoba@latin.org.

Deadline for scholarship application: June 10, 2009.