CLS Program News


Thursday, November 5: Upcoming Webinar for Students With Disabilities and Medical Concerns

Update 11/13/2015: See the recorded webinar here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GubwNB406VkOn Thursday, November 5, at 4 pm EST, the CLS Program will host a webinar for Students With Disabilities and Medical Concerns, co-hosted by Monica Malhotra of Mobility International USA. The webinar will be geared towards students with disabilities and medical concerns, and will cover program benefits, the...

Tuesday, November 3: Upcoming Webinar for STEM Students

Update 11/6/2015: A recorded version of the webinar may be viewed here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3722644376278685698On Tuesday, November 3, at 4 pm EST, the CLS Program will host a webinar aimed at introducing the program to students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields. The webinar is presented by CLS Recruitment and Selection Officer Bo Knutson along with...

Announcing the 2016 CLS Application!

We are pleased to announce the opening of the competition for the U.S. Department of State 2016 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in fourteen critical foreign languages. The CLS Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is a fully-funded overseas intensive language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and gr...

Recorded: CLS Webinar for Fellowship and Study Abroad Advisors

On September 25, CLS Program Officer for Recruitment and Selection Bo Knutson hosted a webinar for fellowship and study abroad advisors around the country on how best to recruit and advise students when applying to the CLS Program. Bo was joined by LaNitra Berger and Kay Agoston of George Mason University, who shared their long experience of advising students for the program.The recorded sessi...