CLS in the Press

Critical language scholar aims for ‘world of opportunities’
Source: The University of New Mexico
UNM students Joseluis Ayala, Erin Bush, Matthew Chavez and Annie Edwards received the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Award this year—doubling the number of CLS awards received over last year. UNM’s Global Education Office (GEO) played a crucial role in guiding these students through the application process for the CLS scholarship.

US students complete int'l language program at Taiwanese university
Source: The China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) recently celebrated the end of the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program and the achievements of its students at a closing ceremony in Tainan, according to a press release from the school.

CLS alumni ambassador Hailey Dickson receives federal scholarship to study public health in India
Source: Finn Scholarship
Alumni ambassador Hailey Dickson has earned a prestigious scholarship through the National Security Education Program, funding a semester of Hindi language study in India, which she hopes will lead to opportunities to make a global impact in public health.

Southwestern Student Awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Source: Southwestern University
Madrid-Ortega is currently in China on a Critical Language Scholarship Program, and feels grateful to receive $8,000 from Gilman to continue studying in China.

LHS grad working as terrorism researcher
Source: Daily Tribune
Erin McGrath, a 1995 graduate of Lincoln High School, has joined the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism at the University of Maryland as a National Science Foundation post-doctoral research associate through 2017.