Our mission is to create the next generation of global professionals who speak Arabic at a high level and possess deep knowledge about the many cultures of the modern Middle East. The Arabic program attracts a talented and diverse group of students. Our graduates typically go on to achieve success in leadership roles in government, education, and business. Donations to this fund are used for scholarships to support the academic ambitions of students who demonstrate potential for advanced language study and a desire for a career in which Arabic plays a central role.The Arabic Program at UMD is one of the best in the nation and your gift will have a tangible and meaningful impact on our students. Thank you.