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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:

Gary Schmidt
Professor of German / Chair, Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies, Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies
Judith Zang
HTC Honors College, Director of National Scholarships
Miriam Dekanozishvili
Associate Professor, Department of Politics

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 Arianna Trapp Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Coastal Carolina University
2021 Elizabeth Vermont Azerbaijani Baku, Azerbaijan Coastal Carolina University
2020 Elizabeth Vermont Azerbaijani Baku, Azerbaijan Coastal Carolina University
2019 Hannah Hamelman Russian Tbilisi, Georgia Coastal Carolina University

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