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University of California-Irvine 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:

Senem Cevik
Lecturer, International Studies

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
2021 Danielle Tassara Korean Busan, Korea University of California-Irvine
2019 Tariq Rahman Urdu Lucknow, India University of California-Irvine
2018 Michael Shook Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of California-Irvine
2018 Jennifer Rodriguez Russian Tbilisi, Georgia University of California-Irvine
2017 Wujun Ke Chinese Tainan, Taiwan University of California-Irvine
2017 John McCollum Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of California-Irvine
2015 Joseph Barnett Hindi Jaipur, India University of California-Irvine
2014 Brian Denny Chinese Hangzhou, China University of California-Irvine
2013 Kelsey Norman Arabic Meknes, Morocco University of California-Irvine
2012 Joohyung Moon Japanese Kyoto, Japan University of California-Irvine
2011 Dana Moss Arabic Amman, Jordan University of California-Irvine
2010 Natalie Goudarzian Punjabi Chandigarh, India University of California-Irvine
2008 Jessica Sisco Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of California-Irvine
2008 Susan Duggan Korean Suwon, South Korea University of California-Irvine
2007 AMBAR RAMOS Arabic Cairo, Egypt University of California-Irvine

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