Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Information Sessions

Undergraduate, graduate and professional school students* planning to take intensive foreign language** courses during Summer 2011 and/or intending to study foreign language and area or international studies during Academic Year 2011-12, mark your calendars for one of the below sessions and R.S.V.P. to macurtis@u

  • Monday, November 8, 3:30-4:20pm, Denny 216
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2:30-3:20pm, Thomson 317
  • Wednesday, November 10, 3:30-4:20pm, Mary Gates Hall 258
  • Monday, November 15, 3:30-4:20pm, Denny 216
  • Tuesday, November 16, 1:30-2:20pm, Mary Gates Hall 258
  • Wednesday, November 17, 3:30-4:20pm, Thomson 317
  • Tuesday, November 30, 2:30-3:20pm, Mary Gates Hall 258
  • Wednesday, December 1, 3:30-4:20pm, Thomson 317

Each workshop will cover FLAS fellowship benefits and requirements, the application process, and how awards may be used for study in the U.S. or abroad.  Summer awards for all fellows pay tuition up to $5,000, plus a $2,500 stipend. Travel money up to $1,000 is usually available, but is not guaranteed.  Academic year awards grant tuition up to $10,000 for undergraduates, plus a $5,000 stipend. Graduate students receive tuition up to $18,000 and a stipend of $15,000.

For undergraduate guidelines visit:
Contact:  Robin Chang, Assistant Director, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards, robinc@u… or 206-543-2603.

For graduate student information visit:   
Contact: Mary Ann Curtis, FLAS Fellowship Coordinator, macurtis@u… or 206-616-8679.

Applications will be available from the above websites after November 15.  All applications and supporting materials are to be submitted online by January 15, 2011.


*To qualify for the awards, students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

**2011-12 FLAS award languages:  Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Filipino/Tagalog, Finnish, French (graduate students only), German (graduate students only), Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian/Malay, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kirgiz, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish (graduate students only), Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Uighur, Urdu, Uzbek, and Vietnamese.

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