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Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

Four University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students have received fully funded scholarships to travel abroad this summer to study languages considered crucial to the United States’ future security and stability.

Posted Apr 19, 2019

Love of language, culture helps WVU student from Shepherdstown thrive

Ross, a 22-year-old senior at West Virginia University, will continue her intense study of languages this summer after earning the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship. She’s one of two WVU students to earn the scholarship for this summer.

Posted Apr 15, 2019

WVU students to study abroad, receive scholarship

Two West Virginia University Honors College students will have an intensive cultural experience this summer as recipients of the highly competitive U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship. Keanan Allen will study Mandarin in Taiwan while Taima Ross travels to Morocco to study Arabic.

Posted Apr 10, 2019