APPLICANTS WANTED FOR £2,000 SCHOLARSHIP

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Cambrian News photographer - Efa Gruffudd Jones, chief executive of the National Centre for Learning Welsh with Alcira Williams, Noe Jenkins, and Mariel Jones (last year’s scholarship winners)

THREE scholarships, worth £2,000 each, are available to learners from Patagonia to study Welsh in Wales this summer.

The Cambrian News reported “The scholarships are funded by the National Centre for Learning Welsh and will enable three people from Patagonia to spend a month studying at either Cardiff University or Aberystwyth University, two of the Centre’s providers.

Applicants for the scholarships must be at least at Intermediate level and have already shown a commitment to learning the language.

Following a stay in Wales to improve their language skills, learners will be expected to actively use the language on their return home, contributing to the life of the Welsh community in Patagonia, whether activities or classes.

Efa Gruffudd Jones, chief executive of the National Centre for Learning Welsh, said: “We’re very excited to offer this scholarship to

“The best thing about the experience was that we had to use the Welsh language all the time! It was also great to spend time in the country where my ancestors used to live.”

The scholarships are administered by the British Council and are available on their website https://wales.britishcouncil.org/en/programmes/education/welsh-language-project The application forms should be completed and sent to iepwales@britishcouncil.org by 1 March 2018″ here.

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