Programs : Brochure
- Locations: Merida, Mexico
- Program Terms: Winter Break
- Homepage: Click to visit
- Program Sponsor: CIEE
- Restrictions: NIU applicants only
Immerse yourself in the Yucatán Peninsula’s magnificent biodiversity and Latin America’s largest indigenous culture. January in Yucatán is the perfect place to begin your Spanish language proficiency and discover the ancient Mayan culture. Your home base is Mérida - a pretty city filled with brightly colored buildings and clean, tree-lined streets. The Yucatecan capital is also the second safest city in the American continent according to the World’s Safest Cities Ranking. Its Spanish colonial architecture, world-famous gastronomy, and world-renowned Mayan landmarks are a draw for visitors from around the world.
with a host family, committed to making your stay unforgettable.
on a program that combines your academics with cultural activities that enrich your abroad learning experience.
the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya: a new world class museum covering the Yucatán from its geological origins to the present.
In the January in Yucatán program, you may:
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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