CLS Program News


Belle Cheves
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Why did you want to study your CLS target language? Being able to work with Persian texts fluently is integral to my research.What are your educational and/or professional goals? Following the completion of my Masters at NYU I would like to pursue a PhD in History. (Achieved! Belle is starting her PhD program at Harvard University in fall 2015.)How do you plan to use your target language in the ...

Andres Fernandez
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Why did you want to study your CLS target language? I always had a fascination for Russian culture and history, so I jumped at the first opportunity I had to learn the language at my university. I knew that learning this fascinating language would not only open doors for me in Russia, but throughout the countries of the former Soviet Union as well. What are your educational and/or professional go...

Amanda Wolfenbarger
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

How did you find out about the CLS Program? My alma mater, William and Mary, posted a link to the application on the Scholarship Facebook page. Why did you want to study your CLS target language? At the time I was beginning my search for opportunities to engage in international social work and found several potential programs where my study of Azerbaijani lines up with my career goals! I am ...

Alexis Sammarco
Alumni Profile
Alumni Ambassador

Why did you want to study your CLS target language? Before I started college, I had the option of studying Spanish or Arabic and I decided to challenge myself and try Arabic. I was immediately fascinated with the culture and beautiful sounds of the language. After three years, studying Arabic has changed the course of my educational and professional goals. What are your educational and/or profes...