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Study Abroad 101
Source: University of Delaware - The Review
The Institute for Global Studies (IGS) hosted a meeting for “How to Finance Your Study Abroad” on Wednesday afternoon. Many students attending the university have decided they can’t study abroad because of the cost for many of the programs, so the meeting was there to squash those fears and show off some of the unknown opportunities that exist.

3L Kate Rochat Explores Legal Interests ‘Off the Beaten Path’ in South Korea
Source: University of Notre Dame News
Kate Rochat, a 3L at Notre Dame Law School, spent part of her summer “off the beaten path” while learning Korean in an intensive language program through the U.S. Department of State.

Sarah Alam, MA International Affairs ’18, Wins U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship
Source: The New School News
Sarah Alam, MA International Affairs ’18, was awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Bangla in Kolkata, India this summer.

More Press Coverage

Announcing the 2018 CLS Application

We are pleased to welcome American students to apply for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program to learn critical foreign languages next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program.   The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad study...

2017 Alumni Photo Contest Launches

Attention new CLS alumni! The CLS program is pleased to announce the 2017 photo contest, open to 2017 alumni of all CLS program sites. Submissions will be accepted through September 25 and should fall into one of four categories: Mutual Understanding: Photos and captions in this category should highlight the impact of study abroad and the CLS program in promoting and inspiring mutual und...

Announcing the 2017 CLS Alumni Development Fund

As the CLS alumni community grows to over 5,200 members, we continue our work to remain a resource for your language-related endeavors. To this end, the CLS Program is pleased to invite program alumni from all years to apply for a 2017 Alumni Development Fund (ADF) grant.  The Alumni Development Fund (ADF) is designed to provide opportunities for alumni to continue their language learning, p...

From Learning to Working Abroad

By Avan Antia (CLS Hindi 2015) They say that the more you learn, the less you know. In 2015, I participated in the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Hindi program in Jaipur. I joined the program to learn Hindi, but I soon discovered that CLS is far more than just an intensive language learning program. During my two months in Jaipur, I was constantly pushed outside of my comfort zone to interac...