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Student is Critical Language Scholarship Semi-Finalist

January 24, 2014

Yasin KhanYasin Khan, a second-year MPH student, is one of two Drexel University students to be selected as a semi-finalist for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS).

Khan hopes to use her Urdu language skills when working on gender based violence and women’s health. Yasin served in AmeriCorps’ City Year Louisiana and has been working on violence prevention for several years. Most recently, she completed an internship at UCLA’s Labor and Occupational Health Department and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) conducting research on workplace violence.

Khan will find out in late February if she will be able to participate in the CLS programs in Lucknow, India.

The CLS program, sponsored by the US Dept. of State, offers fully-funded summer institutes in 13 critical languages. For more information visit the CLS website or email Cindy Schaarschmidt, Asst. Director, Fellowships Office.

For more information visit the Drexel Fellowships Blog.

Good luck!