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University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 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:

Elaine Alfonso
Coordinator, Honor Studies Program
Eunice Perez
Interim Director, Honors Program

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 Andrea Rodriguez Ramos Korean Busan, Korea University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2020 Valeria Arbonies Flores Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2019 Tiffany Rodriguez Cruz Chinese Suzhou, China University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2019 Darlene Nieves Cruz Korean Busan, South Korea University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2019 Nicole Vargas Fuentes Portuguese Florianopolis, Brazil University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2018 Gabriela Rosa Russian Tbilisi, Georgia University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2017 Leisha Guzman Torres Chinese Suzhou, China University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2014 Arelyn Díaz Sánchez Turkish Bursa, Turkey University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2012 Ethel Rios Arroyo Korean Jeonju, South Korea University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2012 Jose Bonilla Korean Jeonju, South Korea University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
2010 Ethel Rios Arroyo Korean Jeonju, South Korea University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

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