JTG underwrites Scientific and Technical Translation or Interpretation
Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year
VIENNA, VA (February 12, 2010) – JTG, inc., a US federal professional services provider specializing in mission support, analysis and intelligence, announced today, for the tenth consecutive year, its funding of a scholarship for students enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree program in scientific and technical translation or interpretation. JTG considers investing in the future of our nation’s linguistic analysis capabilities essential and has been funding this $2,500 non-renewable scholarship since 2001.
The scholarship award recipient for the 2010-2011 academic year would join the ranks of past winners from such esteemed graduate programs as the Monterey Institute of International Studies and Kent State University. “We are very proud to contribute to the education of the JTG scholarship recipients past, present and future,” commented JTG inc. President, Muriel Jérôme-O’Keeffe. “JTG believes that investing in the advanced education now will pay enormous dividends for the future of our linguistic capabilities and positively impact our global competitiveness and national security.”
All applicants who meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to visit www.afti.org/award_jtg to apply via the American Translation Foundation for Translation and Interpretation (AFTI) no later than June 4, 2010. A national award committee will announce the award recipient by August 2010. The committee’s decision will be final and then followed by the disbursement of the award at the start of the Fall Semester of 2010.
AFTI was incorporated in 1997 in the Commonwealth of Virginia and received tax exemption in 1998 under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Ms. Jérôme-O’Keeffe was recently elected President of AFTI, a non-profit foundation affiliated with American Translators Association (ATA). For more detailed information regarding AFTI and ATA please visit www.afti.org and www.atanet.org, respectively.
JTG, inc. supports homeland security, intelligence operations and global business. JTG enables companies and government agencies to achieve their mission by creating, collecting, analyzing and extracting multilingual information through mature and proven processes. JTG is a woman-owned business, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia. For more information, please visit www.jtg-inc.com / JTG on Twitter.