Spend your summer living with a host family and immersed in the language and culture of a country where one of Lawrenceville's three taught modern languages is spoken. Thanks to a generous and fully funded gift from a Lawrenceville family, chosen Lawrentians will be eligible to study on a program in France, Spain, or China.
Dates for Individual Programs
Through a generous gift of the Viault family, chosen Lawrentians will receive a fully funded summer immersion experience in their language of study. The Harkness Travel Program has partnered with School Year Abroad Summer to deliver this opportunity. The Viault Family Fund provides need-based awards for four students, including a small spending stipend, to each deserving language student in one of Lawrenceville's taught modern langauges.
China - June 16 - July 22, 2020
Spain - June 16 - July 23, 2020
France - June 16 - July 20, 2020
SYA Summer will change you. You won't merely make significant progress in your language; you will meld with cultures that are once ancient and modern. Bicycle past cathedrals, pagodas, and temples nestled amid high-rise buildings and bustling markets. Be one with the community as you live with a local family, experiencing its foods, celebrations, language, and traditions. Travel to urban and rural destinations, while mastering a challenging curriculum centered around learning language. School Year Abroad gives you the opportunity to spend five weeks of your summer creating another place to call home. The world is calling you. Answer it at SYA Summer.