Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Critical Language Scholarships for Summer 2013 Study Abroad


Upcoming Information Session on
CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIPSSummer 2013 Language Study Abroad
WHEN: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH at 3:30 PM
WHERE: MARVIN CENTER Room 307
A representative from CLS will speak about
How to study a critical language in an immersive setting!
More details about CLS may be found below

CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIPS http://clscholarship.org/Deadline: November 15, 2012
Begin your online application here: https://ais.americancouncils.org/cgi-bin/WebObjects/AIR-Brand-cls.

Eligibility: US Citizens; currently enrolled undergraduates or graduate students; graduating seniors also eligible.


The United States Department of State and the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) are pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for intensive overseas study in the critical need foreign languages of Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Japanese, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu for Summer 2013.

As part of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI), a U.S. government interagency effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages, the Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarships program will provide funding for U.S. citizen undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. students to participate in beginning, intermediate and/or advanced level summer language programs at American Overseas Research Centers and affiliated partners.

Recipients of these scholarships will be expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period and later apply their critical language skills in their professional careers.

Eligibility Details: All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applicants enrolled in a degree-granting program at the undergraduate or graduate level at the time of application, although they can have graduated by the time the program begins. Students in all disciplines including business, engineering, science, the social sciences and humanities are encouraged to apply. Current undergraduate students must have completed at least one year of general college course-work by program start date (one year is defined as two semesters or three quarters). The U.S. Department of State and CAORC welcome all eligible applications and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or handicap condition.

Duration: Programs range from 7 weeks to 11 weeks, beginning in early to mid-June with a pre-departure orientation in the U.S. Students must attend the full program and participate in all program activities.

Grant benefits: All program costs are covered for participants. This includes travel between the student’s home city and program location, pre-departure orientation costs, applicable visa fees, room, board, travel within country and all entrance fees for program activities. University level credit may be available.  U.S. passport fees will not be paid by the scholarship.


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