Sydney began studying Turkish at the beginning of my Freshman year at Indiana University and eventually became a member of the Turkish Flagship Program. She realized that studying abroad in Turkey would not only provide her with an opportunity to improve my Turkish but also allow her to experience an entire summer engaging in an entirely different culture.
As the 2019-2020 school year begins, Turkish Flagship students and affiliates have received unfortunate news regarding the continuation and funding of the Turkish Flagship Program. Sadly, our Flagship Program will terminate on 31 May, 2020.
Any student planning on attending the Summer Language Workshop at IU is doing so for a reason. No matter where you’re from or what you’re studying, you put in a lot of work just to be there… to do a whole lot more work. But why would hundreds of students choose to spend their summer doing intensive language study every single year, and why does it keep getting bigger and better? The Summer Language Workshop, especially for critical languages and Flagship programs, is designed to give students an upper hand which cannot be achieved in a traditional classroom setting.
In the 2017-2018 Academic Year the American Association of the Teachers of Turkic Languages (AATT) had four winners of the Redhouse Student Prize for Best Progress in Turkish. The winners were announced at MESA’s 53rd annual meeting. We congratulate Ian on his success and wish him the best of luck with his future endeavors.
Join Turkish FlagshipTurkish Flagship allows students to become professionally proficient in as little as 3 years. Turkish Flagship students study abroad both for a summer and an academic year, complete an internship, qualify for scholarships, and graduate on time!
The Turkish Flagship Center is proud to announce that our students Moira Corcoran, Max DeMar and Ian Riley won the prestigious Boren award this year! Boren scholarship promotes long term linguistic and cultural immersion with up to $20,000 in funding for a yearlong study abroad program in exchange for one year of work for the U.S. federal government after graduation.
Intermediate and advanced Turkish Flagship students returned from Baku, Azerbaijan last weekend after eight weeks of intensive Turkish instruction and host family immersion.
In July, Turkish Flagship staff, tutors, and pre-Capstone student Evan Lee presented three Turkish language classes and three cultural sessions to high school participants in the 2017 Business is Global international business summer camp.
The Turkish Flagship Program is pleased to announce that two of its students, Sabrina Tish and Rachael Wehrle, have won the prestigious Boren award, a scholarship that offers up to $20,000 in funding for a yearlong study abroad program in exchange for one year of work for the U.S. federal government after graduation.