Tuesday, November 10, 2015

FLAS Fellowship Application Now Open

Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) available to undergraduate, graduate and professional students

FLAS fellowships award tuition and a living stipend as follows:

Academic Year Graduate: $18,000 tuition, $15,000 living stipend
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 Fellowships support study of the following languages and their world regions:

-Arabic -Bangla -Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian -Bulgarian -Burmese -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

FLAS Information Sessions, covering FLAS benefits and requirements, the application process, and the use of FLAS awards abroad, will be held at the following dates and times:

Tuesday, November 10, 10-2 UW Study Abroad Fair, HUB North Ballroom, Funding Info Session, 12:30-1:30 HUB 214
Thursday, November 12, 2-3 PST Web Chat*
Wednesday, November 18, 3:30-4:30 in Thomson Hall 317
Tuesday, December 1, 2;30-3:30 in Thomson Hall 317
Tuesday, December 8, 3:30-4:20, Smith 309
Wednesday, December 16, 3:30-4:30 PST Web Chat*
Tuesday, January 5, 1:30-2:30, Thomson Hall 317
Thursday, January 14, 2:30-3:30 Virtual Office Hour
*see FLAS website (link below) for access instructions for web chhat sessions and virtual office hours

Applications due January 29, 2016. Questions: email rldavis@uw.edu

For more information, visit http://www.jsis.washington.edu/advise/flas/