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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:

Amy Dooling
Associate Dean of Global Initiatives/Professor of Chinese
Laura Little
Director, Global Learning lab
Lauren O'Leary
Assistant Director, Walter Commons for Global Study and Engagement
Melissa Ryan
Assistant Director, Walter Commons for Global Study and Engagement, Office of Global Initiatives

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
2022 Jordan Westlake Arabic Tangier, Morocco Connecticut College
2022 Julia Graham Russian Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Connecticut College
2021 Devon Rancourt Russian Vladimir, Russia Connecticut College
2021 Emily Hackett Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Connecticut College
2020 Dashiell Hunter Arabic Meknes, Morocco Connecticut College
2019 Ann Monk Arabic Tangier, Morocco Connecticut College
2019 Julia Reilly Arabic Ibri, Oman Connecticut College
2019 Devon Rancourt Russian Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Connecticut College
2019 Troy Willis Russian Vladimir, Russia Connecticut College
2017 Nam Hoang Chinese Tainan, Taiwan Connecticut College
2017 Anne-Marie Feeney Japanese Hikone, Japan Connecticut College
2016 Brandy Darling Chinese Dalian, China Connecticut College
2014 Cole Delbyck Chinese Hangzhou, China Connecticut College
2014 Helen Rolfe Japanese Himeji, Japan Connecticut College
2012 Molly Resnick Korean Jeonju, South Korea Connecticut College
2012 Jyoti Arvey Russian Ufa, Russia Connecticut College
2010 Katherine Grossweiner Chinese Nanjing, China Connecticut College
2007 Sarah Mellstrom Russian St. Petersburg, Russia Connecticut College

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