4.6 - 4 Reviews

Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS)

Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS) is a program provider offering 9 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad, Internship, and Intensive Language abroad programs in 8 countries such as Japan, Oman, Morocco, and India.

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.

- Arabic and Persian: Advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels;
- Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Turkish, and Urdu:
Beginning, intermediate and advanced levels;
- Chinese, Japanese, and Russian: Intermediate and advanced levels.

The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period, and later apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers.

Countries may include: Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Russia, South Korea, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, or others where the target languages are spoken.

Study Abroad with Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS)

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February 27, 2017
Study Abroad Reviews for Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Arabic
Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Arabic

The Arabic language has a rich artistic, religious and intellectual history that dates back thousands of years and encompasses a myriad of modern cultures and traditions t...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Japanese
Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Japanese

Japan has been known for decades as one of the world's cultural, technological, and economic hubs and has long drawn students fascinated with the country's combination of ...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Russian
Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Russian

If you're looking for a language that offers access to a broader variety of people, cultures, and countries, then Russian might be just what you're looking for. Russian is...

4.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Azerbaijani
Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Azerbaijani

The Azerbaijani Language:  A language with modern significance in both Eastern Europe and Western Asia, Azerbaijani offers a window into the rich history and culture of th...

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0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Urdu
Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Urdu

The Hindi-Urdu language family consists of hundreds of millions of speakers, making it one of the most commonly spoken languages in the entire world. Urdu, spoken in parts...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Punjabi
Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Punjabi

The Punjabi LanguageThe Punjab is a vast region stretching across Western India and Pakistan and is home to the Punjabi people. Punjabi and its dialects make up one of the...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Persian
Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Persian

The Persian LanguagePersian is one of the world's ancient languages, once the lingua franca of an empire that spread across an enormous swathe of the Old World. Persian wa...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Bangla
Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Bangla

The Bangla Language: Spoken from the densely populated nation of Bangladesh to the bustling streets of the Kolkata metropolis in the Indian state of West Bengal, Bangla is...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Korean
Critical Language Scholarship Program: CLS Korean

The Korean language, spoken by an estimated 73 million people on the Korean Peninsula, is a complex mixture of Chinese lexical influences and a unique native word and sent...

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