Funding: FLAS Fellowship

FLAS Fellowship Information Sessions

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)

 November 17, 3:30-4:30, Thomson 217 

 December 6, 3:30-4:30, Denny 217

FLAS awards pay tuition and a living stipend as follows:

Academic Year Undergraduate: $10,000 tuition, $5,000 living stipend

Summer Graduate/Undergraduate: $5,000 tuition, $2,500 living stipend


The FLAS Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. FLAS supports study of the following languages and their world regions: -Arabic -Bangla- Bulgarian -Burmese -Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian-Canadian First Nations -Chinese -Czech -Danish -Estonian -Filipino/Tagalog -Finnish -French -German -Hebrew -Hindi -Indonesian/Malay -Italian -Japanese -Kazakh -Khmer -Korean -Latvian -Lithuanian -Norwegian -Persian -Polish -Portuguese -Russian -Slovenian -Spanish -Swahili -Swedish -Tajik -Thai -Turkish -Uighur -Urdu -Uzbek -Vietnamese


Undergraduate awardees must be at the intermediate or advanced language level and cannot apply to study French, German or Spanish.


Academic Year FLAS awards are primarily for use at the UW. Awardees must take at least 3 credits in the language of the award and 3 credits of area/international studies or the area or international aspects of professional fields of study each quarter while receiving a FLAS award.

Summer FLAS awards are for intensive foreign language study and can be used at UW, another U.S. institution, or abroad.

Application due January 17, 2012. Questions: email

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