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CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College 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:

Chun-Yi Peng
Assistant Professor, S601E/ Modern Languages Department
Silvia Alvarez-Olarra
Associate Professor of Spanish, Modern Languages Department

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 Emily Thomason Turkish Ankara, Turkey CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
2021 Sienna Rodriguez-Truley Chinese Dalian, China CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
2019 Mario Altamirano Jr. Chinese Suzhou, China CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

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