Category results for: Critical Language Scholarship

Honors alum explores the intersection of art and diplomacy as a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan

Colleen Connolly (B.A. Graphic Design & Honors, 2020), did not know how to feel when she read the email informing her that her Fulbright placement had been cancelled by former President Trump’s Executive Order 13936. The order stated that all Fulbright placements in China were suspended, effective immediately, for two years.  “It blew me away,” […]

Fall Scholarship Information Sessions

Looking for study abroad, social science, and STEM scholarships? The National Scholarship Office is holding information sessions on the following days: Tuesday, August 29 @ 12:30: Critical Language Scholarship and Boren Awards, VCU Globe (830 W. Grace Street) Room 1030J Wednesday, August 30 @ NOON: Goldwater Scholarship, Honors College (701 W. Grace Street) Room 1210 Wednesday, August […]

VCU Student Awarded Critical Language Scholarship

March 22, 2016 A Virginia Commonwealth University student has received a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study the Hindi language in Jaipur, India. Coleman “Cole” Williams, from Virginia Beach, Virginia, is a senior majoring in Religious Studies in the School of World Studies. Williams is also a member of the Religious Studies Society at VCU. […]

VCU Student Awarded Critical Language Scholarship

March 22, 2016 A Virginia Commonwealth University student has received a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Arabic in Madaba, Jordan. Lama Elsadig Elsharif, from Dumfries, Virginia is a senior majoring in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations in the College of Humanities and Sciences. She is also pursuing two minors: Arabic & […]

Peace Corps event this Thursday

Attention VCU students interested in the Peace Corps: Emily Crawford, local Peace Corps recruiter, will be hosting a panel of 6 returned Peace Corps volunteers this Thursday, March 17th, in Globe 1030 J from 6-7:30pm.

Interested in studying abroad next summer?

Interested in studying abroad next summer? The National Scholarship Office will be holding THREE information sessions about the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program. The CLS program is part of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI), a U.S. government interagency effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages. CLS provides […]

Critical Language Scholarship Information Sessions

Interested in learning a new language through a FULLY FUNDED scholarship experience? Mark your calendar! The NSO is sponsoring an information session about the Critical Language Scholarship on Thursday, Sept. 1 at 12:30. Come to 701 W. Grace St., Room 1210. CLS provides funds for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced study of Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian, […]

Boren and CLS Information Session

Interested in studying languages abroad? Mr. Jeff Wing, Director, National Scholarship Office, will lead an information session about the Critical Language Scholarships and Boren Scholarships & Fellowships on Tuesday, August 25 at 3:30pm in Room 1030J at The VCU Globe (912 W. Grace St.). Since both of these programs are funded by the US government, […]

CLS/Boren Information Session TODAY!

Jeff Wing, Director, National Scholarship Office, will lead an information session about the Critical Language Scholarship and Boren Scholarship/Fellowship on Tuesday, September 9 at 3:30 PM in the Alumni Board Room, Student Commons (907 Floyd Ave.). Both scholarships offer opportunities to study languages in regions critical to US interests. For more information visit: http://clscholarship.org/, http://www.borenawards.org/, or email […]

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