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Fordham 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:

Lorna Ronald
Director, Office of Prestigious Fellowships
Marisa Iglesias
Interim Director, Office of Prestigious Fellowships

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 Dominique Valentine Chinese Changchun, China Fordham University
2021 Cooper Wilson Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Fordham University
2021 Seana Epley Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Fordham University
2020 Seana Epley Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Fordham University
2019 Briana Boland Chinese Dalian, China Fordham University
2017 Robyn Emory Chinese Xi'an, China Fordham University
2017 Halina Shatravka Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Fordham University
2016 Nicholas Guthammar Arabic Ibri, Oman Fordham University
2016 Rich Himed Arabic Meknes, Morocco Fordham University
2016 Antonio DelGrande Turkish Baku, Azerbaijan Fordham University
2016 Miranda Morton Urdu Lucknow, India Fordham University
2014 Mostafa Elmadboly Turkish Ankara, Turkey Fordham University
2013 Devon Ressner Arabic Rabat, Morocco Fordham University
2012 Brandon Gauthier Korean Jeonju, South Korea Fordham University
2012 Evangelos Razis Russian Kazan, Russia Fordham University
2009 Stephanie Lella Arabic Cairo, Egypt Fordham University

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