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University of California-Santa Barbara 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:

Nick Alward-Saxon
Executive Assistant to the AVC, Office of Undergraduate Education
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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
2022 Crystal Gong Japanese Okayama, Japan University of California-Santa Barbara
2022 Athena Cruz-Albrecht Korean Gwangju, South Korea University of California-Santa Barbara
2022 Lois Blessing Eunhae Kim Korean Busan, South Korea University of California-Santa Barbara
2021 Alyssa Afram Arabic Ibri, Oman University of California-Santa Barbara
2021 Kira Weiss Arabic Amman, Jordan University of California-Santa Barbara
2019 Monuchroth Keary Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of California-Santa Barbara
2018 Karen Tsai Japanese Hikone, Japan University of California-Santa Barbara
2013 Nadim Houssain Arabic Amman, Jordan University of California-Santa Barbara
2013 Nicholas Ragheb Arabic Meknes, Morocco University of California-Santa Barbara
2012 Silvia Ferreira Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of California-Santa Barbara
2012 Corinne Kalota Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of California-Santa Barbara
2012 Elizabeth Weigler Punjabi Chandigarh, India University of California-Santa Barbara
2012 Ayhan Ucok Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of California-Santa Barbara
2011 Samantha Lauren Arabic Fes, Morocco University of California-Santa Barbara
2011 Rohit Singh Urdu Lucknow, India University of California-Santa Barbara
2010 Andrew Magnusson Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of California-Santa Barbara
2010 Eric Massie Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of California-Santa Barbara
2010 Jayne Lee Arabic Cairo, Egypt University of California-Santa Barbara
2009 Christopher Gibson Arabic Amman, Jordan University of California-Santa Barbara
2009 Nathan French Arabic Amman, Jordan University of California-Santa Barbara
2009 Kenneth Martinez Russian Tomsk, Russia University of California-Santa Barbara
2008 Christopher Gibson Arabic Salalah, Oman University of California-Santa Barbara
2008 Joseph Farsakh Arabic Salalah, Oman University of California-Santa Barbara
2008 Staci Scheiwiller Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of California-Santa Barbara
2007 Donna Ellard Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of California-Santa Barbara
2007 Elliott Bazzano Arabic Sana'a, Yemen University of California-Santa Barbara
2006 Kerry San Chirico Hindi Jaipur, India University of California-Santa Barbara

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