Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

Details
External

Funder: 

U.S. Department of State

Type: 

Fellowship/Scholarship
Discipline

Discipline: 

Anthropology
Archaeology
Cognitive Sciences
Communication
Computer Science
Cultural Studies
Economics
Gender Studies
Geography
Government
History
Information Sciences
Journalism
Language Sciences
Latin American Studies
Library Sciences
Mexican American Studies
Philosophy
Political Science
Public Policy
Religion
Sociology
Women's Studies
Unspecified
Eligibility Qualifications

Eligibility: 

Graduate student
Undergraduate student
US citizen
Max Amount

Notes: 

(amount not specified- covers cost of traveling to and attending program)
Activities

Activities funded: 

Education/Training
Deadlines

Due date unspecified: 

Yes
Description

A program of United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers intensive summer language institutes overseas in thirteen critical need foreign languages. Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students. The Critical Language Scholarship Program seeks participants from a variety of fields, backgrounds and career paths, with the goal of building a cadre of Americans who speak critical languages at high levels, in government, business, arts and culture, science and engineering, health and medicine, education, research and other fields.

Languages include: (1) Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, and Urdu: Beginning, advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; (2) Arabic and Persian: Advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; and (3) Chinese, Japanese, and Russian: Intermediate and advanced levels.

 

Deadline varies by country.

Funding Opportunities Keywords: 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Us

SBSRI Office

Douglass Suite 101
1100 University Blvd.
PO Box 210076
Tucson, AZ  85721-0076

(520) 621-1135

Staff

Director
Elizabeth Stahmer, M.S.
520-621-1135
 
Manager, Grants and Contracts
520-621-2977
 
Graduate Research Associate
520-621-1769