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Critical Language Scholarship Program

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.

The program offers intensive 8-10 week summer language institutes abroad in thirteen critical-need foreign languages. Languages included are: Arabic, Persian, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu, Chinese, Japanese and Russian (languages vary from year to year).

Undergraduate students must have completed at least one academic year of study at the college level by the program start date

Website:
http://clscholarship.org/

Deadline:
mid November

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly. Contact Ashley Serbonich at aserboni@binghamton.edu with questions or for application assistance.

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any stage

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:
Research
Study / Research Abroad

Award Period:
Summer (Undergraduate)
Summer (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen

Last Updated:
July 17, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17