Justin A. Dutta (IDM '19, HUGEN '23) was recently awarded a Critical Languages Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study Portuguese. With an acceptance rate of less than 10%, the Critical Language Scholarship is one of the country's most competitive scholarships and the most prestigious language program for U.S. citizens.
Dutta is a graduate of IDM's MPH with a concentration in Infectious Disease Pathogenesis, Eradication, and Laboratory Practice (MPH-PEL), a current doctoral student in the Department of Human Genetics, and is also completing the UCIS Graduate Certificate in Global Studies. He was previously awarded the 2019-20 C.C. and Clara Li Scholarship.