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Announcing finalists for the 2021 CLS Summer Program

We are pleased to announce the full list of scholars awarded with the Critical Language Scholarship this summer to participate in intensive summer language institutes in fifteen different languages critical to America's national security and economic prosperity.

The list of scholars for...

CLS Program News — Posted by Andrew McCullough on June 16, 2021


Congratulations to New Forum Council Members!

Dr. Jeanette Owen, who is Director of the CLS Program at American Councils for International Education, has been elected by her peers to serve on the Forum Council, an advisory body for the Forum on Education Abroad.

CLS in the Press — Posted by Andrew McCullough on June 07, 2021