Critical Language Scholarships

All program costs
Applications for Summer 2019 will open Fall 2018

Eligibility: U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled in college and have completed at least one year of general college course work. ALL majors are encouraged to apply.


This scholarship is to attend an intensive summer language institute overseas. Currently, the languages are Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. Students must choose ONE language for the application.

Before beginning the application, contact the Critical Language Scholarship Program campus representative, Dr. Nelson, at cnelson [at]