Welcome to STARTALK!

2019 Grant Proposal Period Now Closed

The application period is now closed for 2019 STARTALK grants. The deadline to apply was 7:00pm local time on October 12, 2018.

STARTALK's Mission

STARTALK’s mission is to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking, and teaching critical need foreign languages. STARTALK offers students (K–16) and teachers of these languages creative and engaging summer experiences that strive to exemplify best practices in language education and in language teacher development.

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