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National Latin Exam

Attention Teachers:
2016 National Latin Exam Application Instructions

Instructions for Completing, Giving, and Proctoring the 2016 Exam

NLE Syllabus Revised
The NLE Syllabus has been revised for the 2015 exams. Click to view.

Applications for the 2016 NLE Exams Are Now Available
Print and online ordering are now available. Click to view.

The 2015 National Latin Exam Scholarship Winners
The 2015 NLE Scholarship winners were announced at the annual ACL Institute in June.
Congratulations to all recipients.
Click to view the list of winners for the NLE and NLE graduate school scholarship winner.

The NLE Spring Newsletter
The latest edition of the NLE Newsletter is now available. Read more.

Announcing the New Christine Fernald Sleeper Educational Travel Award
The National Latin Exam is delighted to announce a new annual award:  The Christine Fernald Sleeper Educational Travel Award.  As a "founding mother" and long-time writer of the NLE, Christine Sleeper (Emerita) is well-known for her adventurous spirit and her love of travel.  In honor of Christine's love of classics and inspiring personal story, a recipient will be chosen annually and awarded up to $5,000 to cover expenses for an educational travel program of his or her choosing. Application.

Apply for the Jane Harriman Hall Professional Development Award
Postmark Deadline: October 1, 2015
The Jane Harriman Hall Professional Development Scholarship is designed to support teachers in their ability to teach Latin. The scholarship was developed in honor of Jane Harriman Hall, founder of the National Latin Exam, in order to continue her efforts to bring high quality Latin instruction to students throughout the United States. Read more about eligibility, funding and application process.





NLE Mourns the Loss of John Donohue
The National Latin Exam is sad to announce the passing of John Donohue, writer, director, and star of the NLE Forum Romanum seriesand long-time consultant for the National Latin Exam. John died on Monday, January 27, 2014. Read the obituary.

The National Latin Exam Newsletter is planning a feature story about the former scholarship winners who have completed their undergraduate studies. NLE and the international Latin community are interested in you and would love follow-up information about your lives and careers. Please send us a brief account about where you are and what you are doing to this address. We are eager to hear from you!


NLE Online Practice App

The initial release of the National Latin Exam Practice App is a free web-based application that allows students to prepare for the National Latin Exam and test their classical knowledge year-round, on demand, in an environment they can individually customize based on their level and time availability.
Click here to learn more and access the app.


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