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Florida International University 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:

Ashley Floyd Kuntz
Director of Prestigious Scholar Development and Clinical Assistant Professor
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Li Ma
Instructor of Chinese, Modern Languages
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Asuka Mashav
Teaching Professor
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Shenggao Wang
Chinese Language & Culture Instructor, Dept. of Modern Languages; DM 488B
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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 Chirine Yamout Chinese New Taipei City, Taiwan Florida International University
2021 Chirine Yamout Chinese New Taipei City, Taiwan Florida International University
2019 Lisa Brown Japanese Okayama, Japan Florida International University
2019 Miranda Campoo Korean Busan, South Korea Florida International University
2018 Katelynn Trent Arabic Amman, Jordan Florida International University
2017 Nicole Consuegra Chinese Suzhou, China Florida International University
2017 Margarita Rentis Japanese Hikone, Japan Florida International University
2017 Ian Iglesias Urdu Lucknow, India Florida International University
2016 Franklin Hernandez Chinese Suzhou, China Florida International University
2016 Nicole Consuegra Chinese Xi'an, China Florida International University
2016 Ian Iglesias Hindi Jaipur, India Florida International University
2014 Kay-Ann Linton Chinese Suzhou, China Florida International University
2014 Stephanie Bowles Korean Wonju, South Korea Florida International University
2014 Shamsuddin Karimi Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan Florida International University
2012 Julia Beabout Chinese Xi'an, China Florida International University
2011 Amanda Hosey Punjabi Chandigarh, India Florida International University
2008 Omemma Gillani Arabic Cairo, Egypt Florida International University
2008 Sallie McKibben Chinese Suzhou, China Florida International University

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