Andrea Pinon, doctoral student in geography, was awarded the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS). CLS is a fully-funded, intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
Anna Baker is on her way to becoming a global citizen. She volunteered at an integrated camp for Jewish and Arab children in the Palestinian territories, landed a Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Morocco this summer and, come fall, will teach English to children in Spain as a Fulbright student.
A University of Mississippi student, who is looking to learn about Swahili culture and find common ground between Swahili and Chinese, has won a Critical Language Scholarship to study Swahili in Tanzania.
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.