Participant Application

The Summer Latin Academy is a free educational program. Participants should have the equivalent of one year of high-school Latin, and are selected based on their application and general interest in the Latin language. Advanced ability in Latin does not ensure placement in the Academy.

Before applying, please be aware of the following requirements:

  1. You should be able to attend all five days of the Summer Latin Academy at the Getty Villa, June 27–July 1, 2016, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  2. Be prepared to work, walk, and talk (in Latin!).
  3. You and your parents are responsible for your transportation to and from the Getty Villa, as well as all meal expenses.

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Application Instructions

1. Fill out and submit this application by 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2016.

2. Prepare answers to the following questions in one or two paragraphs each. Once you submit this online application, you will receive instructions for sending your responses to these questions to us via e-mail.
  1. How will attending the Summer Latin Academy contribute to your Latin education and why you are seeking out this opportunity?
  2. How will learning Latin at a museum like the Getty Villa broaden your understanding of the language and ancient culture?
First name:
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Grade in fall 2015:
10th grade 11th grade 12th grade First year college
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Please describe your Latin experience (we require one year of high school Latin, or the equivalent).