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Arianna Afsari (Russian Studies, ’18) Receives CLS Scholarship to Study in Vladimir, Russia

AfsariArianna Afsari has received the Critical Language Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, to study Russian. Arianna will participate in an intensive eight-week Russian language program in Vladimir, Russia this summer. Поздравляем!!! “I am so honored to receive this incredible opportunity to partake in Russian immersion this summer!,” Arianna said. “I encourage all students at William and Mary who study any critical language (Russian, Arabic, Chinese, etc.) to apply for CLS for the chance to travel to your target-language country and interact directly with native speakers. With CLS you not only take language classes, you also travel within your host country and visit various cities and fascinating sites. CLS is not only a prestigious program that will contribute to your language success and cultural understanding, it is also an all-expenses-paid experience! So, what are you waiting for? Apply for CLS Summer 2019!”