Critical Language Scholarship Program | University of Connecticut
U.S. Flag   State Department Seal   A Program of the U.S. Department of State

University of Connecticut

Return to search


University of Connecticut 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:

LuAnn Saunders-Kanabay
Assistant Director, Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships

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 Megan Streit Azerbaijani Baku, Azerbaijan University of Connecticut
2021 Colman Tokar Chinese Changchun, China University of Connecticut
2021 Shankara Narayanan Chinese Tainan, Taiwan University of Connecticut
2021 Elisa Shaholli Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Connecticut
2020 Elisa Shaholli Turkish Bursa, Turkey University of Connecticut
2018 Usra Qureshi Arabic Ibri, Oman University of Connecticut
2018 Anika Makol Punjabi Chandigarh, India University of Connecticut
2017 Akshayaa Chittibabu Korean Gwangju, South Korea University of Connecticut
2017 Moira Lewerk Korean Gwangju, South Korea University of Connecticut
2016 Sara Ailshire Hindi Jaipur, India University of Connecticut
2015 Henry Wolf VII Chinese Suzhou, China University of Connecticut
2014 Melanie Meinzer Arabic Meknes, Morocco University of Connecticut
2014 Kelly Morrissey Chinese Suzhou, China University of Connecticut
2013 Soyna Kapoor Punjabi Chandigarh, India University of Connecticut
2012 Margaret Potkay Arabic Tunis, Tunisia University of Connecticut
2010 Rachel Madariaga Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Connecticut
2009 Rachel Madariaga Turkish Izmir, Turkey University of Connecticut

Become a Campus Advisor for CLS

Are you an advisor on your campus who would like to be listed here?

Sign-Up


Information for Advisors

Are you a fellowships or study abroad advisor looking for more information about CLS?

Information for Advisors