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.
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.
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.
Megan Maxwell will relocate to Washington, D.C. to begin her Carnegie Endowment for International Peace fellowship upon graduating from Temple in May with degrees in global studies and economics. (Hindi 2018)