Learn about opportunities for language and area studies fellowships for the summer and academic year. Graduate and undergraduate students in all disciplines are invited.
The UCLA International Institute Title VI centers invite UCLA undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students to learn about FLAS fellowships, requirements, and the application process.
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.
Please note: 2014-15 academic year awards are contingent upon continued funding by the US Department of Education (DOE). Summer 2014 FLAS awards are currently approved for the following program areas: East Asia, Europe, Eurasia, Latin America the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
FLAS fellowship applications will be accepted for the following areas and languages:
Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. New and continuing graduate students in all disciplines may apply for academic year and summer awards. Undergraduate students must be studying the target language at the intermediate or advanced level (unless otherwise noted above).
The fellowship requires that students take one language and one related area studies course for a letter grade each term during the academic year. Summer fellowships are for intensive language study and can be used for summer study abroad (at the intermediate or advanced level only).
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