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Scholarship Program
“Language Access is a Human Right”

DESCRIPTION

The Language Access Scholarship Program is a prestigious initiative aimed at supporting and nurturing the talents of aspiring translators, interpreters, and bilingual students. This scholarship program
is designed to recognize the importance of linguistic diversity and the role that skilled language professionals play in fostering effective communication and cultural understanding on a global scale.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

The Multilingual Horizons Scholarship Program offers financial assistance, mentorship, and professional development opportunities to students committed to language proficiency, cross-cultural communication, and language-related fields. The program is open to candidates pursuing translation, interpretation, linguistics, or any field involving multilingual skills and cultural awareness.

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 years old or older;
  • Be enrolled or interested in enrolling in an academic program, course, workshop, or event related to translation, interpretation, linguistics, or a language-focused discipline.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in at least two languages, with a strong emphasis on one’s native language and an additional language;
  • Have a passion for promoting cultural understanding and effective communication through language;
  • Should submit information regarding their career goals, motivation for applying, and their vision for contributing to the field of language and cross-cultural communication.

SCHOLARSHIP COMPONENTS

1

Financial support

to cover educational expenses, including costs related to training workshops, seminars, courses, conferences, etc.
2

Mentorship and guidance

to help students navigate their academic and professional journeys successfully.
3

Networking opportunities

to become part of a community of fellow scholars, translators, interpreters, and other industry professionals.

APPLICATION PROCESS

1

Applicants will send an email to info@languageaccess.org with personal information, academic records, language proficiency details, and reasons for pursuing a career in translation, interpretation, or related fields.
2

The Language Access Scholarship Review Committee starts reviewing applications carefully.
3

If shortlisted, candidates may be invited for an interview or asked to provide more information to assess their suitability for the scholarship program further. Together, we will analyze potential academic opportunities in the translation, interpretation, linguistics, or language-focused industry.
4

Final candidates are selected, and the educational journey begins!