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Other Fellowships

This page covers fellowships which use the same application system as the FLAS Fellowship. Unless otherwise noted, applicants to the FLAS Fellowship will automatically be considered.  Those ineligible for the FLAS who wish to be considered for these fellowships should follow the instructions outlined below for the individual fellowship.  For other sources of funding, see also funding opportunities.  These awards are granted by committees supporting study of Korea, Russia, East Europe and Central Asia, and South Asia. Basic provisions are summarized below.  If you have any questions, contact rldavis@uw.edu.

Korea

Soch'on Fellowship:

Eligibility: Full-time graduate students in Korea Studies Program. Awarded on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated financial need as determined by the UW Office of Student Financial Aid.  Applicants for FLAS awards in Korean language are considered automatically and should not enter a separate application for the Soch'on Fellowship. If you are not eligible for a FLAS,  you may apply for the Soch'on Fellowship through the Jackson School Fellowship Application System here.
Awards: Partial tuition, varying amounts.
Application Materials  1. A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the fellowship fits in with your education and/or career plans
2. Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
3. Relevant test scores (GRE or other, as relevant to your student status). PhD candidates who weren't required to submit test scores for their programs are exempt and should note that on their application.
4. Letters of recommendation; 2 general and 1 language recommendation.


Korean Exchange Grant:

Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate students, including international students, who wish to study at a Korean university, either in summer or academic year.  Preference to students in Korea Studies Program and Korean Language and Literature.  Applicants for FLAS awards in Korean language are considered automatically and should not enter a separate application for the Korean Exchange Grant. If you are not eligible for a FLAS, you may apply for the Korean Exchange Grant through the Jackson School Fellowship Application System here.
Awards: $5,000
 Application Materials  1. A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the fellowship fits in with your education and/or career plans
2. Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
3. Relevant test scores (GRE or other, as relevant to your student status). PhD candidates who weren't required to submit test scores for their programs are exempt and should note that on their application.
4. Letters of recommendation; 2 general and 1 language recommendation.


George W. Long Fellowship:

Eligibility: Graduate students, including international students, with Korea Studies focus.  Applicants for FLAS awards in Korean language are considered automatically and should not enter a separate application for the George W. Long Fellowship.  If you are not eligible for a FLAS, you may apply for the George W. Long Fellowship through the Jackson School Fellowship Application System here.
Awards: Tuition and living expenses
 Application Materials  1. A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the fellowship fits in with your education and/or career plans
2. Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
3. Relevant test scores (GRE or other, as relevant to your student status). PhD candidates who weren't required to submit test scores for their programs are exempt and should note that on their application.
4. Letters of recommendation; 2 general and 1 language recommendation.


RUSSIA, EAST EUROPE, CENTRAL ASIA


Titus Ellison Fellowship:  

currently in mid-cycle; no applications will be accepted for 2015-16

Eligibility: Incoming graduate students in Russian Studies, including international students. Applicants for REECAS FLAS fellowships are considered automatically and should not enter a separate application for the Titus Ellison Fellowship.  If you are not eligible for a FLAS, you may apply for the Titus Ellison Fellowship through the Jackson School Fellowship Application System here.
Awards: Tuition and stipend in the range of $12,000-$14,000. Renewable.

Application 

Materials

1. A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the fellowship fits in with your education and/or career plans
2. Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
3. Relevant test scores (GRE or other, as relevant to your student status). PhD candidates who weren't required to submit test scores for their programs are exempt and should note that on their application.
4. Letters of recommendation; 2 general and 1 language recommendation. 

Jackson-Culp Fellowship:

Eligibility: Outstanding graduate students in Russia, East Europe and Central Asia Studies. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicants for REECAS FLAS fellowships (both current and prospective students) are considered automatically and should not enter a separate application for the Jackson-Culp Fellowship.
Awards: Tuition and stipend of $15,000. Renewable.
 Application Materials

1. A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the fellowship fits in with your education and/or career plans
2. Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
3. Relevant test scores (GRE or other, as relevant to your student status). PhD candidates who weren't required to submit test scores for their programs are exempt and should note that on their application.
4. Letters of recommendation: 2 general and 1 language recommendation.

 H. Stewart Parker Endowed Fellowship:

Eligibility: Exceptional UW graduate students, including international students, who are pursuing degrees with a focus on Russia, East Europe or Central Asia Studies. Priority will be based on academic merit, with preference given to those studying Slavic languages on site abroad and those with demonstrated familiarity with the language intended to study.  Summer FLAS applicants of Slavic languages will be considered automatically.  Those applying for this award for use during the academic year should fill out a separate application, listed within the FLAS application under "Applications"-"Other Fellowships". If you are not eligible for a FLAS, you may apply for the H. Stewart Parker Fellowship through the Jackson School Fellowship Application System here.
Awards: Two awards of up to $2500 will be offered toward tuition, travel, books and fees.
Application Materials 1. A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the fellowship fits in with your education and/or career plans
2. Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
3. Relevant test scores (GRE or other, as relevant to your student status). PhD candidates who weren't required to submit test scores for their programs are exempt and should note that on their application.
4. Letters of recommendation: 2 general and 1 language recommendation.

 

Gross Undergraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Exceptional undergraduate students, including international students, interested in studying in Russia. Priority will be given to undergraduates to travel to Russia to study the Russian language, but funds may also support undergraduate students to travel to Russia to study the country’s history, literature or culture. Upon completion of study a report on the experience will be expected.  Undergraduate applicants to the Summer FLAS will be considered automatically. Those applying for this award for use during the academic year should fill out a separate application, listed within the FLAS application under "Applications"-"Other Fellowships". If you are not eligible for a FLAS, you may apply for the Gross Undergraduate Fellowship through the Jackson School Fellowship Application System here.
Awards: One award of up to $1000 will be offered toward airfare or lodging.
Application Materials

1. A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the fellowship fits in with your education and/or career plans
2. Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
3. Letters of recommendation; 1 general and 1 language recommendation.

 

SOUTH ASIA


Frank F. Conlon Fellowship:

Eligibility: Graduate students in any discipline, including international students, who are engaged in the study of South Asia. Awarded on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated financial need as determined by the UW Office of Student Financial Aid. Applicants for South Asia FLAS fellowships (both current and prospective students) are considered automatically. Applicants must submit a FAFSA.  IIf you are not eligible for a FLAS, you may apply for the Conlon Fellowship through the Jackson School Fellowship Application System here.
Awards: $7,000 for tuition or living expenses
 Application Materials  1. A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the fellowship fits in with your education and/or career plans
2. Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
3. Relevant test scores (GRE or other, as relevant to your student status). PhD candidates who weren't required to submit test scores for their programs are exempt and should note that on their application.
4. 2 general academic letters of recommendation

 

NOTE: the application form and this page contain the most current information available at the date of publication. Applicants should be aware that changes may occur in the future and affect their accuracy.

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