Application: UMD Guatemala Winter Language School (January 2019)
Thank you for your interest in the Guatemala Winter Language School (January 12 - 27, 2019). The school will include 2 weeks of intensive language-learning (Kaqchikel) in Patzún, Guatemala. The program is administered by the University of Maryland's Language Science Center (LSC) in partnership with the NGO Wuqu' Kawoq / Maya Health Alliance.

The cost for the 2 week program is $1,300. We hope to offer reduced program fees to certain groups of participants, including NGO workers/volunteers and Guatemalan residents. Please get in touch with us if you would like to be considered for a reduced program fee.

Applications are due by FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018. Please contact the Language Science Center at if you have questions or are unable to meet this deadline for any reason.

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Please describe any relevant prior experience (including past visits to Guatemala or intensive language learning experience). *
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Please briefly describe other relevant reasons/motivations for participating in the language school school. (E.g. reason for interest in Mayan languages, plans to volunteer in Guatemala, broader education/research goals.) *
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Are you applying to be considered for a reduced program cost? *
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Please read the following program requirements and select each one to indicate your agreement. If you have questions or concerns regarding any of these items, please email If you accept an offer to participate in this program, you will: *
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