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National Latin Exam

Registration for the 2018 National Latin Exam is Now Open!

Use the menu to the left to apply for the 2018 NLE using either the convenient online application or print the application and mail it in. Select Application from the menu to the left.

Whether you are registering online or paper, please indicate how your students will be taking the exam: on a computer online or by using the traditional pencil and paper by using the appropriate registration section.

Don't procrastinate! The application postmark deadline is January 20, 2018.

Technical Requirements for Taking the 2018 NLE Online

NLE Advisory Committee and the NLE Scholarship Committee Accepting Applications

If you are interested in serving on either of these committees, please submit an application.

NLE Advisory
NLE Scholarship

The NLE New Latin Educators Scholarship!

The National Latin Exam is excited to continue its New Latin Educators Scholarship. In keeping with the spirit of inspiring young people to enter the teaching profession, the NLE will give five $2000 scholarships in 2018 to high school seniors, college undergraduates, or students enrolled in a masterís degree program.

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The NLE Newsletter
The NLE publishes a newsletter twice a year. View the latest edition of the NLE Newsletter here.

The 2017 National Latin Exam Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to all recipients.
Click to view the list of winners for the NLE and NLE graduate school scholarship winners.

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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