Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State 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:
Director of the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships, Associate Director of the Center for Undergraduate Scholar Engagement
The CLS Program provides resources to help you prepare a competitive application with or without the help of an advisor:
- Review our tips and instruction video about preparing a quality application (links to a video)
- Review our Frequently Asked Questions about applying for the the CLS Program
- Work through our Application Essays Worksheet while you prepare your application (downloads a Word document)
|2019||Eric Brink||Chinese||Changchun, China||Grand Valley State University|
|2019||Angel Bista||Japanese||Okayama, Japan||Grand Valley State University|
|2018||Bethany Mazurek||Korean||Busan, South Korea||Grand Valley State University|
|2015||David Leestma||Arabic||Ibri, Oman||Grand Valley State University|
|2015||Kyle Meppelink||Arabic||Meknes, Morocco||Grand Valley State University|
|2015||Irada Choudhuri||Bangla||Dhaka, Bangladesh||Grand Valley State University|
|2014||David Leestma||Arabic||Meknes, Morocco||Grand Valley State University|
|2014||Seth Price||Arabic||Meknes, Morocco||Grand Valley State University|
|2013||Aubrey McMahan||Arabic||Nizwa, Oman||Grand Valley State University|
|2011||Sandra Braden||Arabic||Muscat, Oman||Grand Valley State University|
|2008||Theodore Trotman||Russian||Astrakhan, Russia||Grand Valley State University|
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