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Gettysburg 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:

Abdulkareem Said Ramadan
Associate Professor of Arabic
Jesse Phillips
Center for Global Education, Interim Director
Maureen Forrestal
Dean of Fellowships, Scholarships, and Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity
Rebekah Hurwitz
Center for Global Education, Assistant Director

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 Stephanie Chaga Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Gettysburg College
2019 Lincoln Butcher Chinese Dalian, China Gettysburg College
2018 Peter Brainard III Chinese Dalian, China Gettysburg College
2016 Spencer King Arabic Ibri, Oman Gettysburg College
2016 Leah Pinckney Chinese Tainan, Taiwan Gettysburg College
2015 Marley Dizney Swanson Turkish Bursa, Turkey Gettysburg College
2014 Victoria Mohr Arabic Nizwa, Oman Gettysburg College
2014 Anastasia Gonchar Korean Wonju, South Korea Gettysburg College
2011 Jonathan Condra Chinese Beijing, China Gettysburg College
2008 Jessica Cox Chinese Suzhou, China Gettysburg College

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