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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:

Chao Li
Associate Professor of Chinese and Linguistics , World Languages and Literatures
Deborah Stengle
Assistant Director, International Student & Scholar Services
Jean Tsui
Assistant Professor, World Languages and Literatures
Mark Lewis
Associate Professor, History Department
Michele Callahan
Fellowship & Scholarship Advisor, Office of Scholarship & Fellowship Opportunities

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 Anes Ahmed Arabic Meknes, Morocco College of Staten Island CUNY

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