PROJECT GO

Arabic and cultural training for ROTC students.

closeup of woman reading Arabic

Project GO is a nationwide program providing training in selected strategic languages for ROTC students at 18 universities in the United States. The University of Arizona is proudly one of the few to provide Arabic language and culture training. 

About Project GO

Project Global Officer (GO) is coordinated by the School of Middle Eastern North African Studies (MENAS) and draws upon this department's expertise. MENAS cooperates with the leadership of each ROTC service branch represented at the University of Arizona, to include the ArmyAir Force, and Naval ROTC programs. Project GO accepts applications from all members of the University's ROTC community and beyond. 

University of Arizona ROTC Students Enrolled in Arabic Receive:

  • FREE Tutoring!
  • FREE Language Partners!
  • FREE Cultural Activities!
  • Access Scholarship Opportunities!

Programs

We offer both academic-year training as well as fully-funded scholarships for UA's 8-week summer study abroad program in Morocco or UA's summer program on campus in Tucson.

Check out this video about our Project GO summer programs. You can also see interviews with Project Go students.

Project GO Staff

  • Sonia Shiri, Project GO Director
  • Niomi Fimbres, Arabic Special Programs Coordinator

Related Programs

Learn about the Arabic Flagship and the Arabic B.A.

Contact Us

For questions about Project GO, please email us or call (520)-621-0298.

We also maintain a group on Facebook for participants in the program. Please visit the Arizona Arabic Programs Facebook page to keep up to date on upcoming events. If accepted to the program, you will be invited to join the group. 

You can also follow us on Instagram and Twitter.


Project Go is sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of MENAS and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office.