CLS in the Press

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.

#BlabbingTranslators: On being a refugee mentor feat. @CarissArabic
Source: The Open Mic
We use our skills to connect people and build bridges between cultures. We can also use them to help those in need and make their life in a new and unfamiliar environment easier.