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Lawrence 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:

Kia Thao
Coordinator of Pre-Professional Advising & Major Fellowships
Victoria Kononova
Assistant Professor, Russian

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 Albert Ulwelling Russian Tbilisi, Georgia Lawrence University
2019 Margaret Wulfsberg Chinese Changchun, China Lawrence University
2018 Jonathan Rubin Indonesian Malang, Indonesia Lawrence University
2018 Mikaela Marget Indonesian Malang, Indonesia Lawrence University
2018 Heidi Arnold Russian Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Lawrence University
2017 Nina Wilson Russian Vladimir, Russia Lawrence University
2016 Meghan Murphy Chinese Tainan, Taiwan Lawrence University
2011 Meghan Hickey Russian Kazan, Russia Lawrence University
2010 Megan Brown Arabic Amman, Jordan Lawrence University

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