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Northwestern 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:

Amy Kehoe
Associate Director, Office of Fellowships
Contact
Ihnhee Kim
Associate Professor of Instruction, Korean Language Program, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
Contact

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 Sydney Smith Korean Busan, South Korea Northwestern University
2022 Alexander Ross Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan Northwestern University
2022 Adoria Randolph Swahili Arusha, Tanzania Northwestern University
2021 Brianna Bilter Arabic Amman, Jordan Northwestern University
2021 Carol Silber Arabic Meknes, Morocco Northwestern University
2021 Natalie Myren Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2021 Joshua Bobbitt Chinese New Taipei City, Taiwan Northwestern University
2021 Michelle Guo Japanese Okayama, Japan Northwestern University
2021 Aryan Walia Urdu Lucknow, India Northwestern University
2020 Jillian Pignataro Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Northwestern University
2019 Tara Wu Chinese Xi'an, China Northwestern University
2019 Abigail Everding Korean Gwangju, South Korea Northwestern University
2019 Emily Zaycosky Russian Vladimir, Russia Northwestern University
2018 Moses Lee Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2017 Coretta Lemaitre Arabic Amman, Jordan Northwestern University
2017 Kali Robinson Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2017 Jessica Castellanos Russian Vladimir, Russia Northwestern University
2017 Jackson Walker Urdu Lucknow, India Northwestern University
2016 Colleen Cassingham Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2016 Madeline Ewbank Arabic Ibri, Oman Northwestern University
2016 Mia Grindon Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2016 Michaela Davis Hindi Jaipur, India Northwestern University
2016 Asha Sawhney Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan Northwestern University
2016 Craig Sabath Turkish Baku, Azerbaijan Northwestern University
2015 Kshama Shah Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2015 Daniel Thiel Chinese Beijing, China Northwestern University
2015 Sunjay Kumar Turkish Bursa, Turkey Northwestern University
2014 Michael Calistro Indonesian Malang, Indonesia Northwestern University
2013 Leila Tayeb Arabic Meknes, Morocco Northwestern University
2013 David Harris Chinese Qingdao, China Northwestern University
2013 Peter Krivicich Russian Ufa, Russia Northwestern University
2012 Sean Lee Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2011 Blake Sobczak Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2011 Jordyn Wolking Arabic Fes, Morocco Northwestern University
2011 Rory Sykes Arabic Amman, Jordan Northwestern University
2011 Aubrey Blanche Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan Northwestern University
2011 Jessica Hinds-Bond Russian Vladimir, Russia Northwestern University
2011 Sisi Tang Turkish Izmir, Turkey Northwestern University
2011 William McLaughlin Turkish Izmir, Turkey Northwestern University
2010 Adam Vohra Arabic Amman, Jordan Northwestern University
2010 Blake Sobczak Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2010 Daniel Nelson Arabic Alexandria, Egypt Northwestern University
2010 Steven Chen Arabic Amman, Jordan Northwestern University
2010 Laura Kelly Chinese Nanjing, China Northwestern University
2010 Thomas Nunlist Chinese Nanjing, China Northwestern University
2010 Harold Williford Turkish Istanbul, Turkey Northwestern University
2010 Mneesha Gellman Turkish Istanbul, Turkey Northwestern University
2009 Sarah Sumadi Arabic Cairo, Egypt Northwestern University
2009 Tyler Hill Korean Suwon, South Korea Northwestern University
2009 Katherine Bowers Russian Tomsk, Russia Northwestern University
2008 Alex Russell Arabic Tangier, Morocco Northwestern University
2008 Elizabeth Marvel Arabic Salalah, Oman Northwestern University
2008 Kathryn Wendeln Arabic Salalah, Oman Northwestern University
2008 Anisa Rahman Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh Northwestern University
2008 Hannah Marie Bolder Chinese Harbin, China Northwestern University
2008 Harold Williford Turkish Alanya, Turkey Northwestern University
2008 Yan Naroditski Turkish Istanbul, Turkey Northwestern University
2007 William Burns Arabic Cairo, Egypt Northwestern University
2007 Loren Balhorn Hindi Jaipur, India Northwestern University
2006 Christopher Ahern Arabic Amman, Jordan Northwestern University
2006 Nikolai Smith Arabic Amman, Jordan Northwestern University
2006 Susan MacDougall Arabic Sana'a, Yemen Northwestern University
2006 Jason Sparapani Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh Northwestern University
2006 Gerard Doran Turkish Ankara, Turkey Northwestern University

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