Department of State Critical Language Scholarships

The CLS Program provides fully-funded seven to ten week group-based intensive language instruction in critical languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.

Deadline: November

Value: All program costs are covered for participants. This includes travel between the student's US home city and program location, pre-departure orientation costs, applicable visa fees, room, board, group-based intensive language instruction

Eligibility: U.S. citizen undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students.

Major: Open

Fellowship Type: Undergraduate, Graduate

Category: International

Nomination: No, but suggested to work with Fellowships Office