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University of Wisconsin-Madison 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:

Mark Lilleleht
Assistant Director for Awards, Institute for Regional and International Studies
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 Philip Hesse Chinese New Taipei City, Taiwan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2022 Calvin Eckl Japanese Okayama, Japan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2022 Nicholas Koss Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2021 Alexandra Ketcher Chinese Tainan, Taiwan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2021 Sameera Ibrahim Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2021 Katelyn Johnson Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil University of Wisconsin-Madison
2021 Kelsey Dalrymple Swahili Arusha, Tanzania University of Wisconsin-Madison
2020 Kristine Nguyen Chinese Dalian, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2019 Grace Kube Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil University of Wisconsin-Madison
2018 Raymond O'Connell Chinese Changchun, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2018 Tyler Ruzicka Chinese Suzhou, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2018 Richard Nicolas Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2018 Shaan Amin Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2018 Anya Price Russian Tbilisi, Georgia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2018 Alina Boyden Urdu Lucknow, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017 Jennifer Ostrowski Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017 Jessica Miller Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017 David Bangs Chinese Changchun, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017 Heather Brevard Chinese Dalian, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017 Noah Perry Chinese Xi'an, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017 Betty Nen Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017 Nicholas Seay Persian Dushanbe, Tajikistan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2016 Alexandra Barkhaus Arabic Madaba, Jordan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2016 Calla Buttke Chinese Suzhou, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2016 Margaret Radl Chinese Tainan, Taiwan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2016 Michelle Tong Chinese Dalian, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2016 Hannah Lider Hindi Jaipur, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2016 Bridget Johnson Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2016 Ariela Rivkin Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2016 Megan Perry Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2015 Alex Lenser Chinese Suzhou, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2015 Michael Cypert Chinese Suzhou, China University of Wisconsin-Madison
2015 Elizabeth Sebo Hindi Jaipur, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2015 Leah Tarabour Hindi Jaipur, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2015 Shannyn Kitchen Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2015 Leah Shapiro Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2015 Lydia Greve Urdu Lucknow, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014 Daniel Wieber Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014 Kaylah Cruz-Herrera Arabic Ibri, Oman University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014 Lee Rensimer Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014 Lydia Greve Hindi Jaipur, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014 Carlie Cervantes De Blois Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014 Dennis Choi Korean Wonju, South Korea University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014 Madeline Ruid Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014 Jacob Suprenand Urdu Lucknow, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Joelle Tybon Arabic Ibri, Oman University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Lauren Nelson Arabic Ibri, Oman University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Neda Sattler Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Theresa Vander Woude Arabic Nizwa, Oman University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Katherine Lieder Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Kate Wallner Hindi Jaipur, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Anthony Betts Russian Ufa, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Kyle Farrell Russian Ufa, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Jack Brody Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Kendra Burpee Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2012 Parthy Schachter Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Wisconsin-Madison
2012 Hannah Chapman Russian Vladimir, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2012 Meagan Dunham Russian Kazan, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Isaac Eagan Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Sunny Schomaker Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Amanda Berg Hindi Jaipur, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Claire McRaith Hindi Jaipur, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Jacob Cohen-Watnick Indonesian Malang, Indonesia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Megan Jones Russian Kazan, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Naira Ovsepyan Russian Ufa, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Grayce Forsythe Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Thomas Van Rooy Turkish Bursa, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2010 Arthur Zarate Arabic Muscat, Oman University of Wisconsin-Madison
2010 Clark Hayes Arabic Muscat, Oman University of Wisconsin-Madison
2010 Ariel Welling Hindi Jaipur, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2010 David Fields Korean Jeonju, South Korea University of Wisconsin-Madison
2010 Dean Pohlman Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2010 Virginia Townsend Turkish Istanbul, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2009 Sara Brinegar Sulaiman Azerbaijani Baku, Azerbaijan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2009 Maryana Pleskanka Korean Suwon, South Korea University of Wisconsin-Madison
2009 Roberto Carmack Russian Kazan, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2009 Laura Bru Turkish Istanbul, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 Adam Lichtenheld Arabic Salalah, Oman University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 David Hoyme Arabic Salalah, Oman University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 Benjamin Hesprich Hindi Jaipur, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 Alec Luhn Russian Nizhny Novgorod, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 Thomas Van Rooy Russian Samara, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 Matthew Maus Turkish Ankara, Turkey University of Wisconsin-Madison
2008 Briana Olson Urdu Lucknow, India University of Wisconsin-Madison
2007 Leigh Wallmeyer Arabic Tangier, Morocco University of Wisconsin-Madison
2007 Michael Diamond Arabic Amman, Jordan University of Wisconsin-Madison
2007 Kira Krown Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh University of Wisconsin-Madison
2007 Tyler Henderson Russian St. Petersburg, Russia University of Wisconsin-Madison
2006 Kira Krown Bangla Dhaka, Bangladesh University of Wisconsin-Madison
2006 Amanda Randhawa (Fiedler) Punjabi Patiala, India University of Wisconsin-Madison

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