Sunday, June 30, 2019

[Spanish Language Scholarship] Ambassador’s Program ELE Bogota 2019, (Fully Funded)

The Mayor of Bogota, through the Secretary of Economic Development (SDDE), The Bogota Tourism Office (IDT) with the support of partner city agencies will implement the program “Embajadores Bogotá-2019” (Ambassador’s Program 2019), aiming to the strengthen the international positioning of Bogota as the best place to learn Spanish, as well as a surprising destination for tourism and business. The prioritized countries are: France, Germany, Japan, India, Indonesia, Republic of Corea, Popular Republic of China and Turkey.

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For the implementation of the program, a group of maximum 35 undergraduate and postgraduate foreign students from careers related to Tourism, social communication, Journalism and Mass Media will be selected. It is a full scholarship (plane tickets, maintenance per month, international insurance-in Colombia and spanish course) that start the first week of september and ends the last week of november of 2019.


Ten (10) selection criteria will be established to evaluate the candidates. The candidates with the highest score will be preselected to the Spanish level exam and the interview.


  • Schengen or US visa
  • Complete documents
  • Over 21 years old- Under 40 years old
  • Health status- Medical certification with official translation
  • Spanish level – B1 minimum (Original Certificate)
  • English level B1 (Original Certificate)
  • Volunteering experience
  • University where the student study or/ will attend his undergraduate and postgraduate
  • Career Grades Average
  • Careers related to the tourism sector, journalism and social communication
Confirmation of pre-selected in Spanish exam and interview
  • Participants notification
  • Acceptance of the scholars
  • Start of visa request

Required Document:

  • Passport (Copy)
  • Photo (no more than one year old)
  • Visa (Copy)
  • Medical report
  • Yellow fever certificate
  • English certificate
  • Degree certification / Enrollment
  • Official transcript
  • University letter certifying that can be published the products of the Program (e.g. Website, newspapers, and others)*
  • Statement motivation letter of one thousand (1.000) words that response the follow questions:
    • What do you know about Colombia?
    • Do you know about Bogota?
    • Why do you think you are a suitable candidate for the program?
    • In which ways would you benefit others from the program?
    • How can you promote the tourism or the investment in Bogota?
How to Apply:
Please visit HERE for applying

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