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Denison 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:

Adam Davis
Director, Lisska Center for Scholarly Engagement
Meghan Mason
Assistant Director, Center for Global Programs
Suzanne Shoger
Administrative Director, The Lisska Center for Scholarly Engagement

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
2021 Michael Ball Arabic Ibri, Oman Denison University
2019 James Fennessey Arabic Meknes, Morocco Denison University
2019 Nolan Kelemen Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil Denison University
2017 Chelsea Chen Turkish Baku, Azerbaijan Denison University
2016 Keylee Jones Arabic Amman, Jordan Denison University
2016 Evan Woodnorth Azerbaijani Baku, Azerbaijan Denison University
2016 Tyler Law Chinese Xi'an, China Denison University
2016 Madina Khudaynazar Turkish Baku, Azerbaijan Denison University
2016 Yusuf Ahmed Turkish Baku, Azerbaijan Denison University
2015 Natalie Salinas Chinese Beijing, China Denison University
2015 Jasmine Passa Urdu Lucknow, India Denison University
2013 Caitlin Mulrine Arabic Rabat, Morocco Denison University
2013 Evan Woodnorth Turkish Ankara, Turkey Denison University
2012 Chelsea McGill Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh Denison University
2011 Chelsea McGill Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh DENISON UNIVERSITY
2009 Evan Pugh Arabic Tangier, Morocco Denison University

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