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CUNY Bernard M Baruch College 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:

Valeria Hymas
Deputy Director, Office of National & Prestigious Fellowships Advising

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 Makinoon Sami Arabic Meknes, Morocco CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
2021 Michael Cala Chinese Changchun, China CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
2021 Annmarie Gajdos Swahili Arusha, Tanzania CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
2017 Olivia Sztanga Arabic Tangier, Morocco CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
2016 Hasin Ishraque Bangla Kolkata, India CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
2015 Samuel Rubinstein Arabic Meknes, Morocco CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
2015 Ilana Gelb Hindi Jaipur, India CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
2008 Al Kader Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

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