Students receive Gilman and Critical Language scholarships

Tristan Bove, left, and Cassandra Turczyn
Tristan Bove, left, and Cassandra Turczyn are just two of several DePaul students to receive Critical Language Scholarships and Gilman Scholarships this academic year. (DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)
This academic year, several DePaul University students were awarded the Critical Language and Gilman Scholarships, which help fund the studies of language and culture overseas. Details of the recipients and their awards are listed below.

Critical Language Scholarship winners:

Tristan Bove, China, summer of 2018

Part of a U.S. effort to increase the number of Americans studying urgent foreign affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship offers students the chance to partake in intensive language studies and structured cultural enrichment experiences overseas. The program covers approximately one academic year of university-level coursework over an eight-to-10-week period.

Gilman Scholarship winners:

Muhammad Ahmed, Belgium, fall of 2017

Cassandra Turczyn, Japan, fall of 2017

Jahru Mcculley, Mexico, spring of 2018

The U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students to study or intern abroad in fields related to national security and economic competitiveness. Every year, it awards more than 2,900 undergraduate students with a scholarship of up to $5,000.