Project Go

UF Project GO

A fully funded summer domestic language and area studies course in Gainesville, Florida with excursions to Tampa and Miami

Center for European Studies contacts:

Dr. Emrah Sahin, – Project GO Coordinator/Turkish Studies Professor

Lisa Booth, – CES Executive Director

Koki Mendis, – CES/Project GO Outreach Coordinator

Requirements for eligibility: 

  • must be an active ROTC student at anyAmerican college or university
  • commission date must be after the summer abroad program is completed
  • no language prerequisities

Important Dates

Application Due Date: March 1st, 2017

Program Dates: May 8th through July 3rd, 2017 (8 full weeks)

Summer Domestic Program

8-week, 8-credit Summer Domestic Language and Area Studies Program

5 credits of Beginning or Intermediate Turkish language

Taught by Sema Karagoz

3 credits of Turkish area studies that can be counted towards History and/or European Studies

Turkish Politics & Culture since 1808 (3 credits)

– Taught by Dr. Emrah Sahin in English

– Brief historical overview from the Ottoman Empire to the early 20th Century followed by a close exploration of the transformation of the Turkish Republic in 1923 and the Modern Turkish state

Students will live on the University of Florida campus

Scholarship includes an on-campus meal plan for the duration of the program

Funding Details:

The scholarship covers:

  • tuition/fees
  • housing
  • meals
  • airfare
  • class materials
  • excursion costs

The scholarship does NOT cover:

  • personal spending money
  • personal travel
  • credit transfer fees

Application Details

The application is available at

The application is due March 1st, 2017

The application includes:

    • Completion of application forms
    • A copy of your unofficial transcript with the application. If you are accepted into the program, you will be asked to provide an official transcript.
    • Provide two recommendations, one from your detachment commander and one from a faculty member with whom you have taken a class or worked closely. Please use the provided templates for your letters of recommendation

Students are eligible to apply for a second funded summer after their first Project GO scholarship