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University of Missouri-Columbia 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:

Lauren Pike
Fellowship Adviser, Office of Global and National Fellowships
Contact
Erik Potter
Program Manager, Office of Global and National Fellowships
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 Emily Hawkins Bangla Kolkata, India University of Missouri-Columbia
2022 Loren Macon Korean Busan, South Korea University of Missouri-Columbia
2021 Caitlyn Rosen Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Missouri-Columbia
2021 Casandra Draudt Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia University of Missouri-Columbia
2021 Dylan Enyart Russian Vladimir, Russia University of Missouri-Columbia
2020 Joanna Newcome Turkish Bursa, Turkey University of Missouri-Columbia
2019 Jack Schroder Russian Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan University of Missouri-Columbia
2019 Madison Wright Russian Tbilisi, Georgia University of Missouri-Columbia
2018 Emily Key Chinese Changchun, China University of Missouri-Columbia
2018 Victor Topouria Russian Vladimir, Russia University of Missouri-Columbia
2018 Clare Roth Turkish Baku, Azerbaijan University of Missouri-Columbia
2017 Jacob Waldinger Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia University of Missouri-Columbia
2016 Taylor Cofield Arabic Madaba, Jordan University of Missouri-Columbia
2015 Ida Winter Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Missouri-Columbia
2015 Kate Hargis Arabic Ibri, Oman University of Missouri-Columbia
2015 Joshua Gilmer Russian Vladimir, Russia University of Missouri-Columbia
2014 Nicholas Yeisley Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Missouri-Columbia
2014 Amber Cox Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh University of Missouri-Columbia
2014 Peter Thommesen Korean Wonju, South Korea University of Missouri-Columbia
2013 Amber Cox Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh University of Missouri-Columbia
2013 Peter Thommesen Korean Wonju, South Korea University of Missouri-Columbia
2012 Samantha Hill Arabic Tunis, Tunisia University of Missouri-Columbia
2012 Elizabeth Lance Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh University of Missouri-Columbia
2011 Nathan Salmon Japanese Kyoto, Japan University of Missouri-Columbia
2011 Jeremy Davis Korean Jeonju, South Korea University of Missouri-Columbia
2010 Brian Pellot Arabic Muscat, Oman University of Missouri-Columbia
2010 Matthew Velker Chinese Shanghai, China University of Missouri-Columbia
2010 Dorian Lange Hindi Jaipur, India University of Missouri-Columbia
2009 Brian Pellot Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Missouri-Columbia
2009 Megan Wiegand Chinese Suzhou, China University of Missouri-Columbia

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