CLS in the Press


Learning Critical Languages Enhances One’s Understanding Of Culture And International Relations
Source: The Bitgrum
Rita Erickson and Joseph Longo from Michigan State University each received a US Department of State Critical Language Scholarship for this summer, joining over 500 students who qualified for the program.

U.S. Department of State awards language scholarships to UGA students
Source: The Red & Black
Six University of Georgia students have received Critical Language Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State to extensively study languages abroad this summer, according to a UGA press release.

Language Scholarship Award Caps Year Abroad
Source: College of the Atlantic
After a year abroad studying public health and international development in Kenya, Hanna Lafferty ’19 is spending her summer break immersed in the Swahili language in Arusha, Tanzania as a member of the U.S. Department of State’s competitive Critical Language Scholarship program.

Two Students Receive Critical Language Scholarship
Source: MSU Today
Two Michigan State University students have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study critical needs languages this summer.

Ten Students and Recent Alumni Receive Prestigious Grants and Scholarships
Source: College of the Holy Cross News
Kevin Schwartz ’18, from Cutchogue, New York, will spend two months this summer studying intensive Mandarin in Xi’an, China, living at Shaanxi Normal University.