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Political Science Major Will Ride Scholarship To Turkey

It’s a long way from a small Colorado mountain town to Ankara, Turkey, but Samuel Frykholm ’24 is confident about that journey. The political science major will spend summer 2022 studying the Turkish language through the Critical Languages Scholarship, which will fully fund his time there.

CLS in the Press — March 24, 2022


Abigail Hawkins

Abigail Hawkins is an alumna of the 2020 CLS Arabic Program hosted virtually by Noor Majan Arabic Institute in Muscat, Oman and the 2021 CLS Arabic Program hosted by Arab American Language Institute (AALIM) in Meknes, Morocco. She is a senior undergraduate student at George Mason University ma…

Alumni Profile — March 22, 2022


Aditya Namjoshi

Aditya Namjoshi is an alumnus of the 2021 CLS Urdu Program, hosted virtually by the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) in Lucknow, India. He is a sophomore undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Austin studying Chemical Engineering. Aditya’s interest in Urdu is fueled by a des…

Alumni Profile — March 16, 2022


Advisor Chat: Scott Palmer

Meet CLS Advisor Scott Palmer! As Prestigious Scholarship Advisor at University of California Davis (UC-Davis), Scott helps students tap into their strengths and motivations to create scholarship-winning applications. Having been a first-generation college student and Pell-Grant recipient, Scott is…

CLS Program News — March 14, 2022


Meet Ashley Floyd Kuntz

CLS advisor Ashley Floyd Kuntz is supporting FIU students on their journeys to land some of the world's most competitive scholarships, which often provide funding for grad school or international study.

CLS in the Press — March 11, 2022