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UW Students Receive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships
May 27, 2011 — Five University of Wyoming students were awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to study abroad this summer.
They were among 575 U.S. college students who received a U.S. Department of State's CLS Program scholarship in 2011.
The CLS Program provides fully-funded, group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences. Program participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship and apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers.
Scholarship recipients are:
Cheyenne -- Matthew Enlow, studying Japanese at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan, June 9-August 7.
Granby, Colo. -- Kayleigh Cook, studying Korean at the Language Center of Chonbuk National University in Jeonju City, South Korea, June 7-August 8.
Laramie -- Cara Durr, studying Indonesian at Universitas Negeri Malang in Malang, Indonesia, June 12-August 15.
Lewistown, Ill. -- Elizabeth Bennett, studying Russian at Bashkir State Pedagogical University in Ufa, Russia, June 9-August 8.
Lyman -- Ann Johnson, studying Arabic at the World Learning Oman Center in Muscat, Oman, May 30-August 1.