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W&M ROTC Project GO

Scholarships to ROTC students to study Chinese-Mandarin and Russian overseas.

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Project GO (Global Officers) is an initiative sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) aimed at improving the language skills, regional expertise, and intercultural communication skills of future military officers. 
 Benefits to participating in Project GO language programs:
  • Scholarships for critical language study abroad over the summer in Chinese or Russian
  • Open to both Contracted and Non-Contracted Army, Air Force, and Navy/Marine Cadets/Midshipmen
  • No additional service obligation
  • Qualify for language proficiency bonus pay (*Check with your commanding officer)
  • Earn Order of Merit List (OML) points for the Accessions. Become more competitive for Active-Duty selection, Job and Duty Station.
  • Open pathways to new career opportunities that require language and area studies
  • Earn university credits, improve language proficiency, and fulfill language requirements
 W&M Project GO Programs

The Global Education Office and Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at William & Mary offer Project GO scholarships to ROTC students to study Chinese-Mandarin and Russian at overseas locations. Learn more about the summer intensive programs by navigating to the language program.

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Chinese-Mandarin Language Program 
Russian Language Program
Taoyuan, Taiwan
Vilnius, Lithuania
Application Dates and Deadlines

Students must apply using the National Project GO Application.  

 Apply Here

  • Overseas Application 2022: Opens October 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline: January 12, 2022
  • Applicant Notification: February 15, 2022
  • Student Decision: February 22, 2022
  • Waitlist Notification: February 24, 2022
Contact Susan Manion, W&M Project GO Coordinator                                       
Phone:  757-221-4847
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