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University of Miami 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:

Maria Kosinski
Director, Language Program, College of Arts & Sciences
Erika Green
Program Manager, Prestigious Awards and 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
2022 Thurayyanadja Bartlebaugh Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of Miami
2022 Alexander Walch Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil University of Miami
2017 Ashley Brooks Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Miami
2017 Asia Cadet Chinese Changchun, China University of Miami
2016 Asia Cadet Chinese Suzhou, China University of Miami
2015 Maleeha Riaz Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Miami
2015 Christina McTeigue Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of Miami
2014 Christine Lam Chinese Suzhou, China University of Miami
2013 Andrew Szarejko Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Miami
2012 Danielle Peloquin Arabic Rabat, Morocco University of Miami
2012 Andrew Szarejko Turkish Izmir, Turkey University of Miami

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