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Monday, September 19, 2016

Study Abroad--Critical Language Scholarship

The Critical Language Scholarship, a program of the U.S. Department of State, has launched the 2017 program application. The application is now available on this website, with a deadline of November 16th, 8 p.m. EST. The official announcement can be found here.

Please watch this CLS Informational video, with slides and photographs from the 2016 program.   Also see the one-page flyer.

There is also a schedule of webinars:  

Friday, September 23rd, 3pm EST- General CLS Informational Webinar w/alumna Noelle Little

This will be a general ‘launch’ webinar explaining the goals of the program, highlighting resources available to students and study abroad offices and providing some tips for applicants.

Link to join Webinar:

Wednesday, October 5th, 3pm EST- CLS Webinar for Minority-Serving Institutions and Groups Underrepresented in Study Abroad w/ Qimmah Najeeullah of Morgan State University

This webinar will focus on the CLS Program as an opportunity for students at Minority Servicing Institutions and groups generally underrepresented in study abroad. This webinar also talks about the importance of diversity among program participants, the experiences and challenges of these participants on program, and ways that CLS provides support to these students. The presenters will also go over some tips for applicants.

Link to join Webinar: