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Students Receive National Scholarships to Study Critical Languages

Four Florida State University students will study abroad in an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program thanks to the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship, offered through the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.


Kaissieh Earns Scholarship

A University of Louisville scholar from Bardstown has earned a Critical Language Scholarship. Nada Kaissieh is one of five U of L Critical Language Scholars this year.


CLS Institutional Press Releases

We are happy to present to you the 578 finalists for the Summer 2018 CLS Program, accompanied by PDF press releases for each of your institutions institution with a finalist on the CLS Program:   http://www.clscholarship.org/universities/press-releases/2018  Finalists for the CLS Program represent over 230 institutions of higher education across the United States, including comm...


Two W&L Students Awarded 2018 Critical Language Scholarships

Two Washington and Lee University students have received Critical Language Scholarships for Summer 2018: Elizabeth McDonald ‘18 for Japanese and Riley Ries ‘19 for Russian. McDonald will study in Hikone, Japan, while Ries will study in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.


Three UAB students win Critical Language Scholarships

Lillian Chien, a 2018 UAB graduate who earned bachelor's degrees in neuroscience and international studies, Ayla McCay, a sophomore majoring in international studies, and Kaitlin McLeod, a junior neuroscience major, have been selected for the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship program.


For the love of language

Houston junior Melissa Torres never thought that her studies at Lamar would take her to India. It will now, because with the assistance of Lamar Study Abroad she has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship through the U.S. state department, one of the most prestigious language programs in the nation.