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CET and NSHSS Scholarship for Gap Programs 2020
Close Date: Sunday, November 01, 2020 Award: One $5,000 merit-based scholarship is awarded to one CET Gap applicant each fall and spring. All other fall or spring scholarship applicants receive a $1,000 award. One $3,500 scholarship is awarded to one gap applicant each summer. All other summer gap scholarship applicants receive a $500 award.
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Eligibility: 18 and older high school grads not yet enrolled in college

Scholarship Award: One $5,000 merit-based for fall/spring, $1,000 for all other applicants. One $3,500 for summer, $500 for all other applicants.

NSHSS partner CET Academic Programs is a study abroad organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C.,  that has been developing and delivering innovative educational programs abroad since 1982CET offers a varied portfolio of semester, summer, and short-term customized programs around the world for college, high school, pre-college, and gap year students.

Please note there are two different scholarship opportunities: One $5,000 merit-based scholarship is awarded to one CET Gap applicant each fall and spring. All other fall or spring scholarship applicants receive a $1,000 award. One $3,500 scholarship is awarded to one gap applicant each summer. All other summer gap scholarship applicants receive a $500 award.

CET offers Summer and Fall programs for 2020 to the following four locations:

  • Beijing, China
    • A 9 week summer program and a 16 week fall/spring program, providing 20 hrs/week intensive language courses with one-on-one sessions, with full-time immersion and living with a local roommate
  • Siena, Italy
    • An intensive program focusing on Italian language classes lasting 15 weeks, covering a year's worth of classes within one semester, a 4 day traveling seminar to Sicily, and immersive living with a host family
  • Osaka, Japan
    • A program featuring smaller class sizes lasting 17 weeks in the fall and 18 weeks in the spring, offering one year's worth of Japanese in a semester, immersing yourself within the community, and the opportunity to live with a Japanese student
  • Amman, Jordan
    • An immersive Arabic language program with courses lasting 8 weeks in the summer and 15 weeks in the fall/spring, featuring volunteer opportunities, living with a Jordanian student, and the opportunity to cover at least one year’s worth of college-level Arabic material.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Be an NSHSS member
  • Must be 18 or older at the time of program participation  
  • Should have a high school diploma but are not yet enrolled at a college or university degree program
  • Are recommended to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Admissions decisions are made on a case-by-case basis, so students with lower GPAs are still encouraged to apply. 

Application Requirements:

  • Transcript
  • Educator Recommendation
  • Phone Interview

Please visit https://cetacademicprograms.com/nshss/ to access the application and explore more information on CET's Programs. 

Deadline: June 1, 2020 for Fall 2020 Semesters

Deadline: November 1, 2020 for Spring 2021 Semesters