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Applications are due November 15, 2013. Complete our inquiry form for more information.

About Critical Language Scholarships

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program provides opportunities for students to spend the summer living in a foreign country and studying one of the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Azerbaijani
  • Bangla
  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Persian
  • Punjabi
  • Russian
  • Turkish
  • Urdu



Eligibility

The CLS program is open to U.S. citizens who are enrolled in a degree-granting program at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Students in all disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply.


Benefits

Critical Language Scholarships cover the cost of:

  • Tuition
  • Room and board
  • Round-trip air travel
  • Visa fees
  • Health insurance
  • Living stipend


Learn more about the CLS program