Five Hunter Students Receive Prestigious 2013 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships
Hunter students Michelle Balon, Hunter Gross, Umila Singh, Michael Oman-Reagan, and Jeanne Michaels were awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study critical needs languages during the summer of 2013. The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. It provides fully-funded, group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences. CLS participants will spend seven to ten weeks in intensive language institutes this summer in one of 13 countries to study Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, or Urdu.