The Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK) Program is now accepting applications.

The Institute of International Education is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the Korean Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology in their efforts to promote international exchange and to bring more U.S. students to Korea. The Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK) Program is a study-abroad opportunity that is open to both undergraduate students and recent college graduates. The TaLK Program funds 300 TaLK Scholars each semester to teach conversational English in rural Korean elementary schools. The program provides a one-month orientation for the TaLK Scholars in addition to round-trip airfare, a settling-in allowance, a monthly living stipend of approximately $1,300, health insurance, and organized trips to historical locations in Korea.

The deadline for submission of application for the term beginning in August 2011 is Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Applications can be downloaded from the TaLK Program Website.  Students interested in applying may contact Dr. Geoff Hempill at or 718.982.2301 for assistance with their applications. Further information can also be found in the Career and Scholarship Center in Building 1A, Room 105.