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Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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U.S. Department of Education

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

 

Deadline: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program supports training in modern foreign languages and related area studies during the summer and academic year.

FLAS fellowship applications will be accepted for the following areas and languages. Click the links to access the online applications for each world area:

 

 

Eligibility

  • Graduate or undergraduate student
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Studying the language at intermediate or advanced level

 

Funding

  • Graduate award for academic year: $15,000 stipend, up to $18,000 tuition/fees
  • Undergraduate award for academic year: $5,000 stipend, up to $10,000 tuition/fees
  • Summer award: $2,500 stipend, up to $5,000 tuition/fees, optional up to $1,000 travel support

 

Requirements

  • Academic year award: Take one language and one area studies course each term for letter grade
  • Summer award: Supports intensive language study only
  • Must be enrolled full-time
  • Must submit report at end of fellowship period detailing courses taken and progress in language

 

For more information, see the FLAS Fellowship Program website.

 

Questions:

 

Please refer to the FLAS FAQ for answers to common questions about the fellowship and the application process. If the FAQ does not answer your question, please get in touch with the contact for your world area: