Monday, October 3, 2011

Critical Language Scholarship Program 2012...Apply Now!

Do you want to study one of these critical languages during summer 2011 - all expenses paid?
ARABIC * CHINESE * KOREAN * RUSSIAN * TURKISH * BANGLA/BENGALI * HINDI * PERSIAN * PUNJABI * URDU * AZERBAIJANI * INDONESIAN * JAPANESE

Do you want to study abroad in one of these countries this summer - all expenses paid?
EGYPT * JORDAN * MOROCCO * OMAN * TUNISIA * CHINA * SOUTH KOREA * RUSSIA * TURKEY * INDIA *TAJIKISTAN * BANGLADESH *AZERBAIJAN * INDONESIA *JAPAN

Learn more about the U.S. State Department CLS Summer awards - and about preparing a strong application - by attending one of these workshops with NSO staff:

WHEN: Thursday, October 6, 4:00 pm
Friday, October 7, 12:00 noon
Monday, October 10, 4:00 pm
Tuesday, October 11, 12:00 noon
Tuesday, October 11, 4:00 pm
Wednesday, October 12, 12:00 noon
Thursday, October 13, 12:00 noon

WHERE: All workshops at National Scholarships Office, 2403 Marie Mount Hall

Please RSVP to scholarships@umd.edu - let us know which session you plan to attend. If you are interested but unable to attend, please write to the same address to gain access to our ELMS/Blackboard resource site for applicants.

Application Deadline: November 15, 2011

Who can apply: US Citizens; currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors; graduate students are also eligible; GPA of 3.5 or higher recommended; all majors eligible. TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION REQUIRED.

Important: . CLS programs in Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Russian, and Japanese institutes have language prerequisites, described at http://www.clscholarship.org/applicants.htm#prerequisites

To access the online application, or for more information about the CLS Program, please visit the CLS website at http://www.clscholarship.org or email scholarships@umd.edu.