The ESTUDIO INTERNATIONAL SAMPERE (EIS) of Madrid will award a scholarship to non-native teachers of Spanish to be used for a four-week course of study in July in Madrid. Each scholarship will cover the cost of tuition for the program selected, lodging, activities associated with the program, and medical insurance. Cost of transportation to/from the study site is not included. The contact for the details of the scholarship is Virginia Sampere (

EIS is a pioneer institution in the teaching of foreign languages in Spain. Founded in 1956, it is a family enterprise with a staff of over forty
five people, including teachers, administration and management personnel. The EIS schools have an international atmosphere with students from more than twentyfive countries enrolled throughout the year. Sampere schools are known for their individualized teaching in small groups, friendly environments, qualified teachers, and up to date materials. For information about the program please go to the Sampere website.


MIFLC is pleased to participate in this scholarship program honoring Professor Leonor Alvarez de Ulloa, Dalton Distinguished Professor at Radford University, in Radford, Virginia. A professor of Spanish, she is a devoted advocate of Study Abroad and for many years has cooperated with Estudio Sampere to make exciting opportunities available to her students. Those who have studied under her strongly believe that she transforms an ordinary classroom into a dynamic learning environment that engenders appreciation for diverse expressions of human culture. Beyond the classroom, she is a published scholar and is active in many professional organizations. She is a leader in the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference and has served as President of the organization on different occasions. Presently she is the Editor-in-Chief of the MIFLC Review.





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