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Hofstra 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:

Elfreda Blue
Vice Provost, Graduate and Undergraduate Affairs, Office of the Provost
Suzanne Pike
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost

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
2020 Ellie Villaraldo Korean Gwangju, South Korea Hofstra University
2018 Jessica Kurtz Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Hofstra University
2017 Garrett Shum Japanese Hikone, Japan Hofstra University
2016 Andrew Garrett Japanese Hikone, Japan Hofstra University
2014 Steven Hartman Punjabi Chandigarh, India Hofstra University
2012 Raisa Lardie Russian Kazan, Russia Hofstra University
2011 Lisa Young Turkish Ankara, Turkey Hofstra University
2010 Lisa Young Turkish Bursa, Turkey Hofstra University

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