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Deadline extended for Summer Study in Spain!

The Consejería de Educación at the Embassy of Spain has extended the window for receiving applications for this summer's study programs in Spain.

Our new deadline is now Monday, April 18 at 11:59 pm.

Applicants must have been a member of the Virginia Chapter of AATSP for at least 3 years.
Find 2016 application form here.

AATSP-VA will provide up to $500.00 toward international flights.

Deadline for receipt of application: April 18, 2016.

2015 AATSP-VA Scholarship Recipients

The winners of our two summer study scholarships were officially announced at the Center for the Liberal Arts Spring Workshop for Spanish Teachers in April. Each winner was presented with a certificate.

Going to the University of Salamanca is Autumn Yates, at teacher at Edlin School.
This scholarship is courtesy of the Ministery of Education, Culture, and Sports at the Embassy of Spain. It includes not only 3 weeks of language and culture classes, but several evening concerts and plays, at lease one weekend excursion, and all room and board expenses.

Going to Costa Rica is Sherrie Colby, a teacher at Stony Brook High School.
This scholarship is courtesy of COSI/Máximo Nivel Language School. It includes not only 2 weeks of language and culture classes, but full room and board.

The Virginia Chapter of AATSP provides help with the international flight, up to $300.00 for Costa Rica and up to $500.00 for Spain.

For further information, contact Sheila W. Cockey, Scholarship Chair, AATSP-VA.

See photo essays of previous winners

Autumn Yates, Salamanca 2015 photo essay
     Salamanca Blog      Plans
     Documents            Presentation
Alex Shourds, Salamanca 2014
     Interview with Alex
     Video of a tapas lesson
Nitza Fernandez-Plaski, Costa Rica 2013
     Lesson Plans       3 You Tube videos
Nathan Andes, Madrid 2013
Patrick Wininger, Salamanca 2011
Ashley Holland, Mexico 2011
Rebecca Still, Salamanca 2010
Tanya Sollien, Mexico 2010
Jackie Yau, Spain 2009
Patti Turpin, Mexico 2009
Tricia Marcarian, Mexico 2008
Gail Mabe, Spain 2008
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2011 Scholarship Winners

Ashley S. Holland 2 weeks in Mexico studying Mexican culture and Spanish language at the Cemanahuac Educational Center in Cuernavaca.


Ashley Holland (right) receiving her Cemanahuac Educational Center Certificate from her Department Leader, Lisa H. Hand

Patrick F. Wininger 3 weeks in Spain studying Spanish culture and Spanish language at the Universidad de Salamanca in Salamanca through the Embassy of Spain.

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Patrick Wininger (left) receiving his Embassy of Spain, University of Salamanca Certificate from the Scholarship Committee Chair, Sheila W. Cockey