Spurred by a love of the environment and a call to social justice, Tims will leave for Kolkata, where he will dive into his second eight-week, intensive study of the Bangla language at the American Institute of Indian Studies through a fully funded Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State.
The University of Idaho Distinguished Scholarships Program, along with the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, is pleased to announce that Mikayla Sievers, an English graduate student, has been selected to receive a 2019 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Panjabi in India. Read more.
This semester, CLS Alumnus Daniel Lang was recognized as senior scholar of the Reynolds School of Journalism, as well as Outstanding Senior at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Honor the Best Awards and the Excellence in Honors Award by the Honors Program at the university.
Nine WKU students were awarded Critical Language Scholarships that fully fund summer study in intensive language programs abroad. Six others were named alternates and may be upgraded as additional funding becomes available.