MAE Student Receives U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship

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Matthew Byrnes, a graduate student in Education currently completing the requirements for his MAE degree, was awarded the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship. Mr. Byrnes will be studying Chinese in Tainan, Taiwan.

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Mr. Byrnes is one of approximately 550 competitively selected American students at U.S. colleges and universities who received a CLS award in 2017.

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