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The Education Abroad and International Fellowships (EA) unit within 麻豆传媒高清鈥檚 Office of International Affairs is thrilled to share important news with deaf and hard of hearing U.S. students needing financial assistance to study or intern abroad. The now allows sign languages as part of its Critical Need Language Award.

鈥淚 gave been lobbying for this for years, and now students can apply for extra funds to study sign languages in countries where the spoken language is a 鈥榗ritical鈥 language,鈥 said EA Manager Becca AbuRakia-Einhorn. 鈥淭his opens increased funding for Gallaudet students.鈥

Gilman is the primary U.S. scholarship for undergraduate study abroad. According to its website, it allows U.S. students 鈥…to gain proficiency in diverse languages and cultures, skills that are critically important to their academic and career development.鈥 The advantage of the Critical Language Award, said AbuRakia-Einhorn, is that students who are awarded Gilman scholarships can receive up to $3,000 in additional scholarship money — for a combined total of $8,000 — to study that the Department of State designates as 鈥渃ritical.鈥

Students who are currently receiving a Pell Grant as part of their financial aid package are eligible to apply for a Gilman scholarship. For more information,

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