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University of Denver 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:

Orna Shaughnessy
Assistant Professor of Japanese, Department of Languages and Literatures
Rae Ann Bories-Easley
Josef Korbel School, Director of the Office of Career and Professional Development

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 Steven Douglas Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of Denver
2021 Raisa Wells Russian Vladimir, Russia University of Denver
2019 Amber Hunt Japanese Okayama, Japan University of Denver
2018 Amanda Ferguson Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Denver
2018 Sophie Schor Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Denver
2018 Holden Fitzgerald Chinese Xi'an, China University of Denver
2018 Riley Blackwell Swahili Arusha, Tanzania University of Denver
2017 Rachel Wegener Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Denver
2016 Ayesha Hamza Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia University of Denver
2015 Matthew Hulstine Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of Denver
2014 Kevin Neighbors Azerbaijani Baku, Azerbaijan University of Denver
2014 Cameron Hickert Chinese Suzhou, China University of Denver
2014 Christian Allen Chinese Suzhou, China University of Denver
2014 Porscha Stiger Japanese Himeji, Japan University of Denver
2014 Michael Buckley Turkish Bursa, Turkey University of Denver
2013 William Mateo Hindi Jaipur, India University of Denver
2012 Kathleen Boysen Chinese Shanghai, China University of Denver
2012 Kelsey Guyette Russian Vladimir, Russia University of Denver
2011 Cayce Munson Chinese Xi'an, China University of Denver
2010 Bradley McNew Chinese Beijing, China University of Denver
2010 Cayce Munson Chinese Shanghai, China University of Denver
2009 Elizabeth O'Grady Korean Suwon, South Korea University of Denver
2007 Cathleen Conley Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Denver
2007 Leah Berry Turkish Alanya, Turkey University of Denver
2006 Justin Kimmons-Gilbert Arabic Tunis, Tunisia University of Denver

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