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Essex Alumna Now Works at the World Bank
Source: Essex County College News
The summer after Ugoeze Achilike earned her Associate in Science degree (Class of 2015) in Social Sciences at Essex County College, she spent eight weeks in Amman, Jordan through a U.S. Department of State program.

Students selected for prestigious study abroad scholarships
Source: University of North Georgia Newsroom
This year, four UNG students studying Arabic and one studying Chinese have been named semifinalists for the Critical Language Scholarship Program.

Two UNG students win Gilman International Scholarship to study in China and Spain
Source: University of North Georgia
University of North Georgia (UNG) senior and CLS alumna Lyric Jones returns to China with Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship.


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2018 CLS Alumni Ambassador Application

Are you interested in sharing your experiences while working to support and promote the CLS Program? The application to become a 2018 CLS Alumni Ambassador is now open! Who are CLS Alumni Ambassadors? CLS Alumni Ambassadors are recent CLS participants who take leadership roles as active and positive representatives of the CLS Program.  CLS Alumni Ambassadors are selected through a comp...

Application for the 2018 CLS Program Now Closed

The application for the 2018 Summer Critical Language Scholarship Program is now closed. We want to thanks all of the university campus representatives and CLS Program alumni who recruited for the CLS Program in 2017, to everyone who advised students through the application process and especially to all of the applicants who submitted applications for the 2018 program and who continue to purs...

Announcing the 2018 CLS Application

We are pleased to welcome American students to apply for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program to learn critical foreign languages next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program.   The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad study...

2017 Alumni Photo Contest Launches

Attention new CLS alumni! The CLS program is pleased to announce the 2017 photo contest, open to 2017 alumni of all CLS program sites. Submissions will be accepted through September 25 and should fall into one of four categories: Mutual Understanding: Photos and captions in this category should highlight the impact of study abroad and the CLS program in promoting and inspiring mutual und...