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Stony Brook Students ‘Hit Submit’ on Fellowship Applications

Applicants have begun to receive messages from several awarding bodies, including Fulbright and the Critical Language Scholarship, about moving forward in the award process. Currently, 15 applicants have been notified of their semi-finalist status and should hear by April if they receive an award to go overseas.

CLS in the Press — March 04, 2024


Celebrating Black History Month with CLS Alumni

In celebration and recognition of Black History Month, the CLS Program is highlighting the perspectives of Black CLS alumni and the ways in which they connected with the African Diaspora and Black culture while on CLS. For Black scholars participating at CLS Program sites with large African di…

CLS Program News — February 29, 2024


CLS Alumni Named 2024-2025 Schwarzman Scholars

The CLS Program is delighted to recognize two alumni, Genrietta Churbanova (Chinese 2022) and Elliott Mokski (Portuguese 2021), who were named 2024-2025 Schwarzman Scholars. Genrietta and Elliott will pursue a one-year fully-funded master’s degree in global affairs at Schwarzman College on the camp…

CLS Program News — February 21, 2024


CLS Alumni Selected as 2024 Rhodes and Marshall Scholars

The CLS Program is delighted to recognize two alumni, Grant GianGrasso and Xavier Blackwell Lipkind, who will be continuing their studies in the U.K. next year through the Rhodes Scholarship and Marshall Scholarship, respectively.  Grant GianGrasso (Bangla 2023) was one of only 32 students ch…

CLS Program News — January 24, 2024