Montana Arabic Summer Institute (MASI) 2014: June 20 to July 11
Sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA), the Arabic Studies Program is offering intensive Arabic to 30 high school students in summer 2014. MASI 2014 offers three levels:
- Level 1
- Level 2
- Level 3
More information will be available soon. Students will develop/improve Arabic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and cultural knowledge in a fun and academic environment. Upon successful completion, students in levels 1 and 2 will receive five college credits, and students in level 3 will receive three college credits.
The grant covers tuition fees and textbooks. Each student will receive a T-shirt and a USB flash drive.
Registration has not started yet. More information will be available on this website in March.
What to Expect
MASI is a three-week federally-funded intensive summer program that is open to US citizens and green card holders only. Instruction starts at 9:00 a.m. for all levels. Levels 1 and 2 finish at 3:00 p.m., and level 3 finishes at 12:00 p.m. Students are expected to dedicate about two hours everyday for homework assignments. Daily attendance is critical to meet the goals of the program.