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Congratulations Future Educators!

Hailing from 14 home states and planning to teach seven languages other than English, please join us in congratulating our largest incoming class to date: 20 outstanding future educators who join the Lead with Languages Teacher Scholarship Program this fall!

Know a future language teacher who's currently a high school senior? The call for applications will reopen in Spring 2024.

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5 Questions for a Luce Scholar in Nepal

Originally from Hawai'i, Makana currently lives and works in Kathmandu, Nepal, where he partners with Karkhana and United World Schools Nepal to create STEAM curriculum for children. Learn more about his language learning experiences in Hawaiian and Nepali!

    • Testimonial Interviews

5 Questions for a Cantonese-Speaking Medical Interpreter

LaGuardia Community College/CUNY student and future nurse Elsie shares about her current professional role, provides advice for fellow language learners, and reflects on her recent court interpreting internship.

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews

Encouraging Language Resources for Military Spouses Overseas

University of Southern Indiana graduate Helen shares her personal experience as a military spouse stationed in Italy, and explores key findings from her research interviewing fellow military spouses about their needs for language resources as they build bridges between cultures.

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5 Questions for an English Teaching Assistant Program in France Alumnus

McGill graduate Abe shares how opportunities to study abroad, graduate from an international university, and teach English in France have shaped his language journey and provided a new perspective on his family heritage.

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5 Questions for a Spanish Learner on Study Abroad & Beyond

Weston, a Denison University student from Texas, has completed two study abroad experiences and serves as Treasurer of his school's Spanish club. Hear his advice for fellow language learners.

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews

5 Questions for a French Lecturer & Glass Artist

Boise State University educator Brittney uses her French skills in the classroom as well as in further developing her craft. Learn about her own study abroad experiences as a student and what she now loves most about a career in language teaching!

    • Testimonial Interviews

5 Questions for a Learner on Languages, Faith & Global Perspectives

With a Spanish major and minors in French and Mandarin Chinese, Colorado State University student Janessa aspires to use her language skills in future Bible translation and education work. Learn about the language and cultural activities in which she participates.

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews

5 Questions for a Jeopardy Contestant Learning Spanish & French

Emory University student Maya is a human health and Spanish linguistics double major who aspires to a career in public health. Learn how language skills contribute to both her interest in trivia and her professional goals.

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews

Ask Away: 5 Questions for a French & Philosophy Double Major

Colorado State University undergraduate Camila is dedicated to seeking authentic conversation experiences in her target language. Learn how virtual tutors, an online conversation partner, and studying abroad in Lyon have contributed to her skills!

    • Student Voices,
    • Testimonial Interviews