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STUDENT INFO

First Name

Middle Name

Last Name

Date of Birth:

Gender:

Current Address:

Street Address 1:

Street Address 2:

City:

State / Province / Region

Postal Zip Code

Country:

Permanent Address:

Street Address 1:

Street Address 2:

City:

State / Province / Region

Postal Zip Code

Country:

Phone Number:

Email 1:

Email 2:

University: (If Applicable)

Current Class:

FreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior

Major Profession:


PASSPORT

Passport Number:

Issuing Country:

Expiration Date:

I verify that my passport is valid for at least 6 months after my expected return from my ICADS' program:

YesNo


SPANISH LANGUAGE BACKGROUND INFORMATION

What type of formal Spanish studies have you had? (high school, college, tutors, immersion program abroad)

If you studied Spanish in college, which was the last course approved? (Please list name and number.):

How would you classify your level of oral skills in Spanish?

Have you studied other languages, wich ones ?:

Do you have special learning needs ?:

Have you travel to spanish speaking countries ?:

YesNo

If yes, where did you travel and were you able to practice Spanish in those countries?

Do you often speak Spanish with Spanish speaking friends?

What is your motivation to learn Spanish ?:

How did you hear about ICADS?


PROGRAM

Program you wish to apply for:

What term to you wish to apply for?

List any honors or scholastic awards:

What course work and reading have you done on Latin America?

Have you participated in extracurricular activities related to issues covered by this program? If so, please describe them.


Describe your reasons for wishing to participate in this program, including how your career, and larger life goals are related to the experience you would expect to have at ICADS.


Have you ever worked with or lived among people quite unlike yourself? If so, please discuss the circumstances and your adjustment to them.


Have you ever participated in a fieldwork program or an independent research project? If so, please specify.

This program places emphasis on independent field research and work. You are urged to consult with appropriate faculty members on your home campus about a project before departure for Central America. Please outline your proposed project and designate the professor(s) with whom you have consulted. If you are undecided, please discuss several topics in which you might be interested.


The objectives of the ICADS semester programs are much broader than language acquisition and the study of Latin American history. In this program you will be required to experience Latin American Culture, religion, economics, and political realities firsthand. Is this distinction important to you? Why or why not?

What term to you wish to apply for?

List any honors or scholastic awards:

Have you participated in extracurricular activities related to issues covered by this program? If so, please describe them.


Describe your reasons for wishing to participate in this program, including how your career, and larger life goals are related to the experience you would expect to have at ICADS.


Have you ever worked with or lived among people quite unlike yourself? If so, please discuss the circumstances and your adjustment to them.


The objectives of the ICADS semester programs are much broader than language acquisition and the study of Latin American history. In this program you will be required to experience Latin American Culture, religion, economics, and political realities firsthand. Is this distinction important to you? Why or why not?

List 3 potential areas of interest for your internship.


For additonal information please write us at: info@icads.org or call us at: 011-506-2225-0508

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CREDITS

ICADS will issue transcripts for all of our semester length programs. Most schools will accept an ICADS transcript, but you should check with your registrar before you come, and contact us with any questions.

In the event that an ICADS transcript is not sufficient, ICADS school of record, Hampshire College, can issue a Hampshire Transcript for a fee of $300.

ICADS suggests 15 credits for our semester length programs. Credit is typically not granted for our Summer Internship Program, however we are glad to discuss credit possibilities with your niversity.

ELIGIBILITY

Students from any academic discipline are welcome to apply. We require that your GPA is at least 2.7 or higher. We do recommend at least 2 semesters of college Spanish prior to the program. If you don’t have any Spanish experience, you are welcome to come a month before the semester begins and get a head start. Contact us for details.

DEADLINES

We have a rolling admissions process and welcome applications year round. However, for priority consideration, we recommend sending applications that for Spring programs by October 1, and applications for Fall programs by April 1.