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Vassar 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:

Lisa Kooperman
Assistant Dean of Studies/Director
Contact

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 Devon Arceneaux Korean Gwangju, South Korea Vassar College
2018 Jennifer Williams Arabic Meknes, Morocco Vassar College
2018 Zachary Brashear Russian Tbilisi, Georgia Vassar College
2017 How Yu Chung Korean Gwangju, South Korea Vassar College
2017 Nitasha Giran Punjabi Chandigarh, India Vassar College
2016 Jennifer Williams Arabic Amman, Jordan Vassar College
2014 Elizabeth Salmon Hindi Jaipur, India Vassar College
2014 Kathleen Carpenter Japanese Himeji, Japan Vassar College
2012 Adam Fierman Arabic Rabat, Morocco Vassar College
2012 Sirina Nagi Arabic Tunis, Tunisia Vassar College
2011 Jasmyn Mudrich Russian Vladimir, Russia Vassar College
2009 Asya Magazinnik Arabic Amman, Jordan Vassar College
2008 David Himelman Arabic Tunis, Tunisia Vassar College
2007 Joseph Kim Arabic Amman, Jordan Vassar College

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