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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
South Asia Summer Language Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
All SASLI classes take place during the eight-week
summer session, typically mid-June through mid-August. Classroom instruction will
be scheduled for four hours a day, Monday through Friday. All SASLI students
are expected to attend class daily. Students registering for SASLI are required
to choose one South Asian language at either the elementary or intermediate
level. Language offered include:Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Pashto, Sanskrit,
Sindhi, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, Urdu
The schedule will enable students to complete
two intensive semester courses (equivalent to one academic year of study). Students
will receive a total of 8 credits from the University of Wisconsin – Madison for
the SASLI summer session.
Invoices will be issued from the University of
Wisconsin-Madison Bursar’s office and should be paid in full by the deadline.
Please see the SASLI website for the current program fee. The fee does not
include text books or living expenses. Housing & Living Costs SASLI students
will be responsible for making their own living arrangements in Madison for the
duration of the summer session. Students are also responsible for all living
costs incurred during their stay in Madison. Please refer to the SASLI website for
local housing links and information on summer dorms.
All applicants who submit a complete SASLI application
are eligible to receive a $1000 Fee
Remission. There are some restrictions on combined
funding. See the SASLI website for more information.
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships
(FLAS), provided by the U.S. Department of Education, are available to current
and prospective graduate students who wish to attend SASLI. For information on
the procedures and deadlines for FLAS applications at their home institutions, students
should contact their local advisors. For students in institutions that do not
offer FLAS, please see the SASLI website for more funding information.
A limited number of full or partial
Scholarships are available for the summer session. See the SASLI website for
application materials and information.
Students must apply for admission to the SASLI
program online via the SASLI web site. Please note that there is a
nonrefundable application fee. For more information on deadlines and application
procedures, see the SASLI website.