Eligibility and Application

IEGC Orientation fall 2012


The ideal candidate for GC Spanish Immersion should:

  • possess an intermediate-to-high proficiency of Spanish, meaning that he or she can perform the following tasks in the language: converse with ease about routine tasks and in social situations, narrate and describe events using major tenses, and be understood by native speakers
  • have taken upper-level Spanish coursework (SPA IV+) or have had advanced practice in Spanish in another context (native speaker, grew up speaking Spanish at home, travel, work, etc.)
  • be committed to learning and living the language, as well as actively participating in program-sponsored cultural and community-based events
Is my Spanish good enough?

If you have not yet reached this level of proficiency, but are committed to improving your Spanish through your participation in the program, please contact our program director, Ruth Brown. You may be eligible for conditional acceptance, meaning that you can join the program but will be asked to take language classes through the Spanish Department before being allowed to enroll in full Immersion courses.

Is there an interview?

At present, IEGC does not require an oral interview. Admittance is based on the student’s previous experience with the language, the written essay, and the interest expressed in the program.

Immersion Scholarship

GC offers a Spanish Immersion scholarship of $1000/year to promising students who apply to the program before February 1st of their senior year (or the year before transferring to GC). To be considered for the scholarship, please submit the attached application or complete the on-line scholarship application at http://gogc.me/apply.

How to Apply

You have two options for applying to the program: (1) complete the on-line application through the GC application site http://gogc.me/apply or (2) complete this paper application IEGCApplication_2013 and mail or email  it to:

Ruth Brown
Director of Spanish Immersion
Georgetown College
400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
502.863.8012 (office) or 859.420.7884 (cell/text)


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