SPONSORED LANGUAGE STUDIES
This is a fully-funded opportunity. Study and live abroad for 2 to 6 weeks fully supported and without any financial burden.
Space availability varies based on your chosen destination. Applications are currently being accepted for the years 2023, 2024, and 2025.
To be eligible for Taith, you must:
No matter your current language proficiency, this is a chance for learners of all levels to broaden their horizons and embrace a new language and culture.
You will exclusively attend a school accredited by IALC, the International Association of Language Centres.
An IALC-accredited language school must:
In essence, this ensures that you will be attending a high-quality language centre, accredited by international standards.
Certificate of Attendance: Awarded by the schools you attend upon successfully completing your Taith experience.
AFS Global Competence Certificate: This certificate validates your enhanced intercultural skills. Earn it through the Global Up Abroad © Programme (also funded). This comprehensive online course includes live sessions before, during, and after your experience, providing a blended learning approach to enrich your knowledge.
A member of our staff will reach out to assist you with the next steps of the application process or to address any questions you may have.
It might sound too good to be true, but here’s why: By providing funding for education and experiences abroad, this initiative opens doors for the people of Wales. It’s more than just a sponsorship; it’s a commitment to shaping brighter futures.
When one person grows, the whole of Wales grows with them.
Celtic English Academy has been a strategic partner of Taith since 2022. As a leader in international student mobility and the largest independent school of English language in Wales, we provide essential support to help students apply and make the most of their experience.
This is an expense-free opportunity. So, everything you need to travel and study will be covered by the programme.
Only personal expenses won’t be covered, such as gifts, souvenirs, and any other personal purchases you might choose to make during your journey.
Upon completing your Taith experience, you’ll receive a Certificate of Attendance. Showcase it on your CV, resume, and LinkedIn to enhance your personal and professional profile.
The AFS Global Up Abroad programme nurtures learners’ global competence before, during, and after their international experiences. Delivered through 18 online modules, guided by a trained Qualified Facilitator, this curriculum empowers learners to enhance their understanding of the world. Participants engage in reflection, live dialogue sessions, peer forums, and leverage their experiences to bring intercultural theories to life. Upon completion, learners possess invaluable skills and strategies, enabling them to bridge differences effectively, both in a new environment and upon their return home. Developed by AFS Intercultural Programs, one of the leading organisations in student exchange programmes, this transformative experience is fully funded.
1. Complete the Online Interest Form: Fill out the form on our website to express your interest.
2. Document Sharing: A member of our staff will contact you to share the necessary documents for completion.
3. Application Review: Rest assured, every application is carefully reviewed. You will be notified of the outcome.
4. Comprehensive Support: We are here to support you throughout your entire journey—from before your departure, during your experience, and even after you return.
Students are selected based on their expression of interest. Applications are evaluated against Taith’s primary objectives and are subject to our discretion. You can find the scoring criteria here.
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