Academic Year Lao

Academic Year Lao Language Instruction to be offered via synchronous distance learning at NIU 

Full-time students should apply for tuition support now! 

Northern Illinois University CSEAS and Cornell SEAP have joined forces to offer Lao language instruction online, via synchronous video class, during the 2021-22 academic year.  The NIU course to be offered will be either beginning or intermediate, depending on student demand.  All interested individuals are encouraged to inform SEALC ( so that we can track demand and advocate for funding to continue and expand this exciting pilot. 

Scholarship eligibility:  Any full-time student at a North American college or university is eligible to apply for the SEALC-GETSEA tuition support that will cover a significant portion of the cost of the course: The deadline for applying for tuition support is July 15, 2021—so apply now if you are interested.   ​

Questions can be sent to or The NIU enrollment links will be sent when they become available.  

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