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Vanderbilt 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:

Elliott McCarter
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies
Contact
Elizabeth Harrington Lambert
Associate Director of Fellowships & Scholarships, Career Center
Contact
Bevin Tighe
Career Center, Fellowships Advisor
Contact
Lisa Chang
Fellowships & Scholarships Advisor
Contact
Seok Jang
Department of Asian Studies, Senior Lecturer
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
2021 Brannen Dickson Chinese New Taipei City, Taiwan Vanderbilt University
2021 Musa Subramaniam Hindi Jaipur, India Vanderbilt University
2021 Aileen Lorge Korean Gwangju, Korea Vanderbilt University
2021 Luis Martinez Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil Vanderbilt University
2021 Jaret Rushing Urdu Lucknow, India Vanderbilt University
2020 Mary Tezak Arabic Meknes, Morocco Vanderbilt University
2020 Kelsea Best Bangla Kolkata, India Vanderbilt University
2018 Cecilia Quach Arabic Tangier, Morocco Vanderbilt University
2018 Fiona Bultonsheen Arabic Amman, Jordan Vanderbilt University
2018 Logan Nofsinger Chinese Xi'an, China Vanderbilt University
2018 Abigail Wei Hindi Jaipur, India Vanderbilt University
2018 David Zou Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Vanderbilt University
2018 Sarah Robinson Urdu Lucknow, India Vanderbilt University
2017 Brooke Patton Bangla Kolkata, India Vanderbilt University
2017 Adedeji Adeniyi Chinese Suzhou, China Vanderbilt University
2017 May Braverman Chinese Tainan, Taiwan Vanderbilt University
2016 Deya Maldas Bangla Kolkata, India Vanderbilt University
2016 Corbin Allender Chinese Tainan, Taiwan Vanderbilt University
2016 Veronica Fulton Korean Gwangju, South Korea Vanderbilt University
2016 Ariana Fowler Urdu Lucknow, India Vanderbilt University
2015 Leddy Stroud Urdu Lucknow, India Vanderbilt University
2014 Jennifer Pickering Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh Vanderbilt University
2014 Mary Leah Milnes Chinese Guangzhou, China Vanderbilt University
2014 Omega Tennant Chinese Guangzhou, China Vanderbilt University
2014 Leddy Stroud Urdu Lucknow, India Vanderbilt University
2013 William Murrell Jr Arabic Amman, Jordan Vanderbilt University
2012 Leddy Stroud Hindi Jaipur, India Vanderbilt University
2010 Danika Schlosser Chinese Nanjing, China Vanderbilt University
2010 Lily Chen Japanese Kyoto, Japan Vanderbilt University
2010 Michael Young Japanese Kyoto, Japan Vanderbilt University
2010 Rachel Foley Russian Ufa, Russia Vanderbilt University
2009 Liberty Sveke Chinese Suzhou, China Vanderbilt University
2009 Hana Chmielewski Russian Tomsk, Russia Vanderbilt University
2008 Galaal Elsamadicy Arabic Amman, Jordan Vanderbilt University
2008 Anne Pride Russian Samara, Russia Vanderbilt University

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