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Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program 2019 Application Now Open!

SDSU students are invited to apply for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program to learn critical foreign languages next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program.
 
The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.
 
The application is now live and available online at: http://www.clscholarship.org/apply  

Applications are due Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by 8:00 pm EST.
 
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), a program of the U.S. Department of State, is part of a wider government initiative to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity. CLS plays an important role in preparing students for the 21st century's globalized workforce and increasing national competitiveness.
 
This year, the CLS Program is pleased to announce the addition of Brazilian Portuguese to our list of language programs for 2019. The full list of the 15 languages offered through the CLS Program is includes: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.
 
We will host a series of webinars next week to provide more information for students and advisors. Please see the links below to register for the webinar(s) of your choice. All webinars will also be recorded for those who are unable to attend.
  
Information for Students:
Tuesday, October 9, 3:30 pm EST or 2:30 pm CST
Register Now: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cT8QQu_ITC-h9lMSLKGzfw
 
 

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