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Announcing Selection for the 2020 CLS Program

The CLS Program is pleased to announce the results of its 2020 summer competition. Congratulations to all the finalists and alternates who participated in the application for the CLS Program this summer.

Finalists for the 2020 CLS Program were selected from a diverse pool of nearly 5,000 applicants, representing all fifty states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. They represented 664 different higher education institutions across the country, including 141 Minority-Serving Institutions, 18 Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and 69 community colleges.

The CLS Program is proud that our finalists represent the same level of diversity as our applicants, including over 210 different higher education institutions.

You can learn more about our 2020 institutes here.

If you were notified as a semifinalist and have not received a final notification of your selection status, please ensure that the notification email has not been caught in a spam filter. If you have any questions, you can contact us at Our office hours are 9-5 ET Monday-Friday.

Posted Date

February 27, 2020


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