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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:

Michael Ballagh
Assoc VP, International Programs, International Programs
Sandy Hamilton
Director, Fellowships/Scholarships, IGLAS

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 Andrea Parry Arabic Amman, Jordan Pitzer College
2020 Andrea Parry Arabic Meknes, Morocco Pitzer College
2019 Kalanzi Kajubi Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Pitzer College
2018 Molly Armentrout Arabic Amman, Jordan Pitzer College
2016 Elizabeth Weinlein Chinese Dalian, China Pitzer College
2015 Emma Hanashiro Japanese Hikone, Japan Pitzer College
2013 Samantha Morse Arabic Nizwa, Oman Pitzer College
2012 Hannah Miller Chinese Shanghai, China Pitzer College
2010 Cody Klock Korean Jeonju, South Korea Pitzer College

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