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California State University-Long Beach Campus Advisors

You are not required to go through any office on your campus in order to apply to the CLS Program. However, we recommend you make use of resources available on your campus to strengthen your application.

Resources on your campus may include an academic advisor, the Scholarships Office, Fellowships Office, Merit Awards Office, Study Abroad Office, Honors Program, Career Office or International Programs Office. A campus writing center may also provide helpful feedback on your essays.

The following individuals on your campus are knowledgable about the CLS Program and can provide advice on the application process for you, and support through the process:

Linda Olson-Levy
International Scholarship & Fellowship Advisor, Education Abroad Office

The CLS Program provides resources to help you prepare a competitive application with or without the help of an advisor:


Previous Recipients

Year Name Language Site Institution
2021 Ann Vandegrift Chinese Dalian, China California State University-Long Beach
2020 Mario Alvarez Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia California State University-Long Beach
2018 Sophia Gabrielle Warren Japanese Hikone, Japan California State University-Long Beach
2016 Aliyah Shaikh Arabic Madaba, Jordan California State University-Long Beach
2013 Antonio Mendoza Chinese Xiamen, China California State University-Long Beach
2012 Ananzah Talavera Turkish Ankara, Turkey California State University-Long Beach

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