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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:

Brian Murphy
Director, Honors College
Carsten Holm
Academic Foundations Center: Director of Partnerships and Engagement
Kinna Perry
Associate Dean, Graduate School-Newark
Rex Nobles
Academic Foundations Center - Director, McNair Scholars Program

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 Saad Latif Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan Rutgers University-Newark
2019 Abel Veloz Chinese Suzhou, China Rutgers University-Newark
2008 Daniel Luisi Arabic Tangier, Morocco Rutgers University-Newark

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