Adelante! is a one-year scholarship/momentum program designed to help improve academic standing as well as support, challenge, and celebrate students along the path to graduation. The primary goals of Adelante! are the inclusion, retention and well-being of all students. The program features academic advising, professional mentoring, scholarship support, extracurricular programming and interactive peer communities as ways to support students as they navigate the academic experience. Adelante! offers $500 of scholarship support for successful completion. We want to help you CROSS THE CISTERN!
AALANA students are especially encouraged to apply.
This latest initiative in the Department of Hispanic Studies is made possible by the vision and hard work of the very active and dedicated Hispanic Studies Advisory Board members, guidance from the School of Languages, Cultures & World Affairs Dean’s Office, feedback from faculty in Hispanic Studies, and input from the scholarship selection committee members.
The scholarship webpage provides the downloadable application form with a September 15, 2019 submission deadline.
Professor Nadia Avendaño presented her study “Viet Nam and the Chicano/a Casualties of War in Names on a Map” at the XI International Conference on Chicano Literature and Latino Studies in Salamanca, Spain, May 28-30, 2018.
The Asian Studies program congratulates Savannah Nugent, International Business major and Asian Studies minor, has been awarded the College of Charleston Study Abroad Scholarship by CofC’s Center of International Education. She will be studying during the Fall 2018 semester in China.
Miss Olivetti Posy was awarded the Critical Language Scholarship Program, 2018. Miss Olivetti is a intelligent and hard working students. She has been taking Chinese language courses for four semesters. She majors in mathematics with a concentration in actuarial studies. She would like to apply her language skill in work with the numbers used to calculate currency exchanges, money transfers between businesses in China and the United States, or analyze the data of the Chinese and United States economies. Posy will enroll in a program in Shanghai this summer.
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.
Professor Edward Chauca’s article “Mental Illness in Peruvian Narratives of Violence after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission” has been published in the latest issue of Latin American Research Review.
TODAY, April 3rd, Juliana Passos, Brazilian Fulbright grantee working at the Department of Hispanic Studies will be sharing her experience in the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program, as well as presenting the basic steps to those interested in getting a Fulbright TA Scholarship in Brazil and other countries. Please invite your students.
Information Session on Critical Language Scholarships
Friday, October 4
Honors Center classroom (second floor conference room of 10 Green Way)
The Critical Language Scholarship Program is an intensive overseas language program for seven to ten weeks each summer. The program sponsors study in critical needs languages, which include Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, Russian, Chinese, Turkish, Punjabi, and many more. Many programs require no previous language experience in the target language. Participants live and study at over twenty sites abroad, covering the equivalent of a full year of college-level language study in thirteen critical languages. All CLS Program costs are covered for participants, including: round-trip domestic and international travel; mandatory pre-departure orientation in Washington, DC; applicable visa fees; room and board; seven to ten weeks of group-based intensive language instruction; course materials; all costs associated with the CLS cultural program; and a small living stipend. Information about the application process is available at: http://clscholarship.org/. Application deadline is November 20th. Contact Dr. Vander Zee in the Office for Nationally Competitive Awards (firstname.lastname@example.org) for help with your application.
Dr. Anton Vander Zee
Honors College Faculty Fellow
Asst. Professor of English
Director of Nationally Competitive Awards
College of Charleston
22B Glebe St. Room 202