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The Defense Critical Language & Culture Program at the University of Montana is proud to offer the Project GO (Global Officer) scholarship to eligible ROTC Cadets. Project GO is a nationwide program providing a study abroad experience training in critical languages, exclusively on the languages of Middle East, Asia, Central Asia, and African countries for ROTC Cadets. Eligibility is contingent upon contract status and fulfilling language pre-requisites. The ROTC Cadet must be in either a contracted status or will become contracted before graduation.

Project GO:

  • Provides scholarships for critical language study
  • Funds summer study and some academic year programs
  • Funds study abroad
  • Is open to any ROTC student - Army, Air Force, Navy/Marines
  • Is open to contracted or non-contracted cadets/midshipmen
  • Allows students from all units to study in any Project GO program nation-wide

Who is eligible for the Project GO scholarship program?

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Matriculated in an undergraduate degree program located within the United States accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Contracted or non-contracted AROTC, AFROTC, NROTC student on track to commission through ROTC from any university or college in the U.S.
  • Project GO scholarship recipients must be members of the ROTC and remain matriculated in their undergraduate programs for the duration of the scholarship and may not graduate until the scholarship is complete
  • The applicant may not be employed, including unpaid internships, by the U.S. Federal Government or any foreign government while receiving Project GO funding.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Academic merit
  • Language experience
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Leadership
  • Commitment to Project GO goals
  • Diversity

What Project GO programs are offered at the University of Montana?

  • The University of Montana offers two Project GO programs in summer 2015. Our programs place high emphasis on fluency in the languages and cultural understandings. Both programs consist of domestic and study abroad. For more detail, please refer to the following webpages:
  • Project GO - China Program 
  • Project GO - Korea Program 

How do I apply?

  • Project GO participates may be eligible for language training incentive pay. Please contact your ROTC unit for more details.
  • There are a limited number of available openings, thus we encourage you to apply early.
  • If you have any questions regarding the programs or application process, please contact the respective program coordinator. (Contacts on the right bar)

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Contact

Pei Pei - Project GO ~ China
Defense Critical Language and Culture Program
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center
The University of Montana
2675 Palmer Street, Suite D
Missoula, MT 59808
Office: (406) 243-3629
pei.pei@mso.umt.edu

Jisoo Han - Project GO ~ Korea
Defense Critical Language and Culture Program
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center
The University of Montana
2675 Palmer Street, Suite D
Missoula, MT 59808
Office: (406) 243-3618
jisoo.han@umontana.edu

Joel Cusker
Brigadier General (Retired)
Deputy Director, Defense Critical Language and Culture Program
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center
The University of Montana
2675 Palmer Street, Suite D
Missoula, MT 59808
Office: (406) 243-3634
joel.cusker@umontana.edu