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2020 ALC Program Application

American Language & Culture (ALC) Program

Stanford University
Thank you for your interest in the ALC program. Through this application, we hope to learn more about you and understand your interests and goals in joining the program. This application consists of three sections:
  1. Personal & Contact Information - share some basic details about yourself
  2. Academic Information - tell us about your academic background
  3. Essay Question Responses - tell us more about yourself and your goals for joining the program
After beginning your application, you will be able to save your progress and return to continue your application at a later date.
How to Save Your Progress
  • After clicking "Next" below, a bar will appear at the top of the screen with the text "Save and continue my application later":
  • Click on it and enter your email address.
  • You will receive an email with a unique link to return to your application.
    • If you do not receive an email within a few minutes, check your spam folder. The email sender is Yuki Ueda, Language & Cultural Programs Director (, the subject is [Reminder] Don't forget to complete your VIA Programs Application.
  • Anytime you wish to return to your application, use the link.
If you have any questions or encounter technical difficulties while completing this application, please contact Yuki Ueda ( for assistance.