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Temple 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:

Barbara Gorka
Director, Fellowships Advising

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 Alexander Litz Chinese Dalian, China Temple University
2021 Coral Zayas-Colon Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil Temple University
2021 Veronika Vologina Turkish Ankara, Turkey Temple University
2020 Gabriella Duran Arabic Ibri, Oman Temple University
2020 Aria Middleton Chinese Tainan, Taiwan Temple University
2020 Veronika Vologina Turkish Bursa, Turkey Temple University
2019 Talia IrgangLaden Chinese Suzhou, China Temple University
2019 Lauren Ruhnke Hindi Jaipur, India Temple University
2018 Megan Maxwell Hindi Jaipur, India Temple University
2017 Taylore Roth Chinese Changchun, China Temple University
2017 Erin Heald Indonesian Malang, Indonesia Temple University
2017 Benjamin Dunbar Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Temple University
2016 Nicholas Wilson Chinese Tainan, Taiwan Temple University
2015 Nicholas Wilson Chinese Beijing, China Temple University
2014 Connor Page Arabic Ibri, Oman Temple University
2014 Julie Seidman Russian Kazan, Russia Temple University
2013 Connor Page Arabic Rabat, Morocco Temple University
2012 Ayesha Butt Arabic Amman, Jordan Temple University
2012 Sara Khan Arabic Rabat, Morocco Temple University
2011 Gregory McCormick Arabic Muscat, Oman Temple University
2011 Kin Cheung Japanese Kyoto, Japan Temple University
2010 Bessie Puvathingal Arabic Tangier, Morocco Temple University
2010 Kin Cheung Chinese Beijing, China Temple University
2009 Anna Chrysostomides Arabic Tunis, Tunisia Temple University
2009 My Bich Huynh Chinese Harbin, China Temple University
2009 Danielle Shtraus Korean Suwon, South Korea Temple University
2009 Sehris Khawaja Urdu Lucknow, India Temple University
2008 Benjamin Moody Arabic Tangier, Morocco Temple University
2007 Brendan Tuttle Arabic Cairo, Egypt Temple University
2007 Diana Hochner Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh Temple University

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