2015-2016 East Asian FLAS Recipients



UCLA students receive funding for the study of East Asian language and area studies

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships are provided by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI program. The Asia Institute administers the FLAS Fellowship program for East Asia at UCLA, supporting graduate and undergraduate training in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language and related area studies. Summer fellowships support intensive language study. Academic-year fellowships provide fees and a $15,000 living stipend.

Summer 2015 FLAS Fellows

Ekaterina Tungusova (undergraduate), Korean (Ewha Womans University, Seoul)

James Hillmer, Asian Languages and Cultures, Japanese (UCLA)

Kevin Kind, East Asian Studies, Chinese (Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies, Tsinghua University, Beijing)

Nicolas Testerman, Comparative Literature, Chinese (International Chinese Language Program, National Taiwan University, Taipei)

Jacob Thomas, Sociology, Chinese (Beijing Global Village School, Beijing)

Hannah Thompson, Art History, Japanese (UCLA)

John Widman, Ethnomusicology, Youjiang Zhuang (independent study, Baise, Guangxi, China)

Academic Year 2015–2016 FLAS Fellows

Ekaterina Tungusova (undergraduate), Korean (Yonsei University, Seoul)

Gayla Freeman, East Asian Studies, Japanese

James Hillmer, Asian Languages and Cultures, Japanese

Philip Hsu, Asian Languages, and Cultures, Japanese

Kevin Kind, East Asian Studies, Chinese

Jeff Loi, Urban Planning, Chinese

Tatiana Sulovska, East Asian Studies, Japanese

Hannah Thompson, Art History, Japanese

For information about the 2016–2017 FLAS application, click here.


Published: Monday, November 16, 2015