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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 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:

Timothy Jones
Assistant Director for National and International Scholarships, University Honors Program
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Simone Gbolo
Executive Director , Humphrey School of Public Affairs
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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 Samuel Turner Azerbaijani Baku, Azerbaijan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2022 Josephine Li Lacy Chinese Changchun, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2022 Thomas Fabian Chinese Dalian, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2022 Claire Dupont Korean Busan, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2022 Tessa Register Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2022 Eva Kough Swahili Arusha, Tanzania University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2021 Casey Lagueras Arabic Ibri, Oman University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2021 Katherine Hein Chinese Tainan, Taiwan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2021 Samuel Erickson Chinese New Taipei City, Taiwan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2021 Eric Liffrig Japanese Okayama, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2021 Courtney Brost Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2021 Jesus Encarnacion Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2020 Caleb Feltis Chinese Xi'an, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2020 Eric Liffrig Japanese Okayama, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2020 Samantha Knight Japanese Okayama, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2020 Trae Larson Japanese Okayama, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2019 Erin Daniel Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2019 Eva Dwyer Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2019 John Dieck Arabic Meknes, Morocco University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2019 Chelsea Cervantes De Blois Azerbaijani Baku, Azerbaijan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2019 Paulina Crouch Chinese Xi'an, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2019 Sofia Cerkvenik Chinese Changchun, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2019 Sophie Gray Chinese Xi'an, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2019 Maykayla Schumacher Japanese Okayama, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2019 Clara Bartnik Turkish Baku, Azerbaijan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2018 Isaac Lanan Arabic Meknes, Morocco University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2018 Qurat-ul-ain Gulamhussein Arabic Meknes, Morocco University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2018 Adam Wegren Chinese Xi'an, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2018 Austin Kraft Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2018 Sydney Michael Japanese Hikone, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2018 Sara Donlin Korean Busan, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2018 Amari Bauer Swahili Arusha, Tanzania University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2017 James Welck Arabic Ibri, Oman University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2017 Chee Lor Chinese Tainan, Taiwan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2017 Sofia Cerkvenik Chinese Dalian, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2017 Luke Lammers Korean Gwangju, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2016 Veronica Menaldi Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2016 Collin Bradley Chinese Changchun, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2016 Rosebert Altianas Japanese Hikone, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2015 Lillian Ouellette-Howitz Chinese Suzhou, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2015 Sean Nelson Japanese Hikone, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2014 Margaret Krause Hindi Jaipur, India University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2014 Rebecca Dearing Hindi Jaipur, India University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2014 Tamara Marcus Hindi Jaipur, India University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2014 Hana Bushyhead Japanese Himeji, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2014 Phillip Bachman Japanese Himeji, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2014 Jennifer Kim Korean Wonju, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2014 Brittney Johnson Punjabi Chandigarh, India University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2013 Devon Cahill Japanese Himeji, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2013 Alicia Nelson Korean Wonju, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 Dana Davis Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 David Moberly Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 Mathilda Lien Arabic Rabat, Morocco University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 Wesley Lummus Azerbaijani Baku, Azerbaijan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 Jennifer Crist Japanese Kyoto, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 Lisa Gulya Russian Ufa, Russia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 Sarah Rosenthal Russian Kazan, Russia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 Jennifer Kaiser Turkish Bursa, Turkey University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2012 Myra Burnette Turkish Bursa, Turkey University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Anna Kaminski Arabic Muscat, Oman University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Evan Jones Arabic Tunis, Tunisia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Maxwell Kaufman Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Michelle Baroody Arabic Fes, Morocco University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Aleksander Sedzielarz Chinese Xi'an, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Hongwei Chen Chinese Beijing, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Lars Christensen Chinese Beijing, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Alison Johnson Hindi Jaipur, India University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Asish Abraham Japanese Kyoto, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Geoffrey Dowd Japanese Kyoto, Japan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Stephanie Morse-Noland Korean Jeonju, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Alison Link Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2011 Emily Durham-Shapiro Urdu Lucknow, India University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2010 Greta Bliss Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2010 Kelly Heitz Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2010 Michelle Baroody Arabic Cairo, Egypt University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2010 Rebecca Armstrong Chinese Nanjing, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2010 Stephanie Rozman Hindi Jaipur, India University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2010 Susan Metzger Russian Ufa, Russia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2010 Anna Pirsch Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2010 Brianna Crowley Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2010 Tyler Conklin Turkish Istanbul, Turkey University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Basit Qureshi Arabic Cairo, Egypt University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Jamie Robertson Arabic Cairo, Egypt University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Dustin Chacon Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Grete Willis Chinese Harbin, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Julie Warner Hindi Jaipur, India University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Ann Beuch Korean Suwon, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Meredith Knaak Korean Suwon, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Evan Jones Russian Kaliningrad, Russia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Renata Blumberg Russian Kazan, Russia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Rowan Morbey Russian Tomsk, Russia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2009 Sydney Lefevre Turkish Istanbul, Turkey University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2008 Andrea Wegner Arabic Salalah, Oman University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2008 Christopher Shad Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2008 Meghan Olson Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2008 Zachary Jones Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2008 Thomas Snyder Chinese Harbin, China University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2008 Rowan Morbey Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2008 Michelle Los Turkish Istanbul, Turkey University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2007 Kaitlin Dougherty Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2007 Jasmine Egli Korean Suwon, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2007 Natasha Rivera Korean Suwon, South Korea University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2007 Patrick Smith Russian St. Petersburg, Russia University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
2006 Emily Rook-Koepsel Urdu Lucknow, India University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

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