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CLS Application Extension: November 30, 5 P.M. Eastern Time

The deadline for the 2016 CLS Application has been extended to Monday, November 30 at 5 P.M. Eastern Time. We encourage everyone to submit their applications as soon as possible, and not to wait until the deadline to submit. The American Councils office will close today at 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time f…

CLS Program News — November 25, 2015


Application Disruption (Updated 11/24 @ 11:21pm)

Updated 11/25 @ 12:37pm:Please refer to this post for information on the extended application deadline.Updated 11/24 @ 11:21pm:Dear CLS Applicants:We have been working non-stop with our development team to work on a fix to the issues that brought the application down yesterday. At this point, we be…

CLS Program News — November 24, 2015


CLS Summer 2016 Application Due Today! (Monday, 11/23)

Update 11/23 @ 7:45pm: Due to technical issues on the application server, we have extended the CLS Summer 2016 deadline to tomorrow, November, 24 at 5:00pm Eastern Time. Thank you all for your patience. Some will continue to experience disruptions in service while the server comes back to full capa…

CLS Program News — November 23, 2015


Learn More About CLS from Japanese Alumni!

Learn more about the CLS Program in Japan from CLS 2010 Japanese alumna Loretta Scott and others! Loretta runs KemushiChan, producing Japanese language-learning materials for public on her YouTube channel and as a consultant for private clients. She also founded JapanScholar, a resour…

CLS Program News — November 10, 2015