Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period, and later apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers. CLS participants are citizen ambassadors, sharing American values and promoting American influence abroad.

Fellowship website:

Level of study: Undergraduate

General location of study: Abroad

Specific location, if applicable (country and/or institution): Various

Requires campus endorsement/nomination?: No

Campus application deadline (if applicable): N/A

Final application deadline (check fellowship website for specific yearly date): November (Tuesday, week before Thanksgiving)

General fields of study/professional interests: Languages, Study Abroad

Other specific criteria: Be a U.S. citizen or national. Be at least 18 years old. Have already completed at least one full year of study (two semesters) (except CLS Spark).