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Howard University 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:

Bernadette Williams
Sr., Academic Advisor, School of Communications
Theon Gruber Ford
Program Manager, Honors and Scholar Development

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 Skylar Williams Korean Busan, Korea Howard University
2018 Ashley Tousana Chinese Dalian, China Howard University
2018 Diane Ijoma Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Howard University
2018 Emi Williams Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Howard University
2016 Brandon Ramsay Arabic Meknes, Morocco Howard University
2013 Rajdeep Singh Punjabi Chandigarh, India Howard University
2013 Logan Heiman Turkish Bursa, Turkey Howard University
2012 Gary Davis Arabic Salalah, Oman Howard University
2012 Michelle Spears Urdu Lucknow, India Howard University
2011 Dallas McKinney Arabic Amman, Jordan Howard University
2011 Tori Badgett Urdu Lucknow, India Howard University
2010 Nicole Baden Chinese Beijing, China Howard University
2009 Dallas McKinney Arabic Amman, Jordan Howard University
2009 Kwandrick Sumler Arabic Tunis, Tunisia Howard University
2008 Ebony Bates Urdu Lucknow, India Howard University
2008 Tiffani Jones Urdu Lucknow, India Howard University

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