FLAS Fellowships

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships are provided by the federal government and are offered by CWES to encourage UW undergraduate and graduate students to study or conduct research in modern European languages.

CWES offers graduate students Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships language training at the UW (or abroad) in thirteen West European languages. Priority is given to applicants seeking support for the study of Portuguese, Turkish, Italian, or Scandinavian and Baltic languages. Application is open to UW students studying a West European language at an advanced level, or a less commonly taught European language at a lower level. Awards are made to students in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and professional fields. A CWES FLAS fellowship for the academic year provides a tuition payment plus a stipend of $15,000. A summer FLAS provides a tuition payment plus a $2,500 stipend. Fellowships may also be awarded for overseas study.

UW undergraduate students are now also eligible to receive FLAS Fellowships for language training. Applications are open to UW undergraduate students studying a less or least commonly taught language at an intermediate or advanced level, e.g. Portuguese, Turkish, Italian, or Scandinavian Languages and Baltic languages. Awards are made to students in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and professional fields. A CWES FLAS fellowship for the academic year provides a tuition payment plus a stipend of $5,000. A summer FLAS provides a tuition payment plus a $2500 stipend. Fellowships may also be awarded for overseas study.

Application deadline for the FLAS is January 18, 2011. Online applications and guidelines will be available on the Jackson School website.

 

Center for West European Studies
120 Thomson Hall
Box 353650
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3650
(206) 543-1675 office
(206) 616-2462 fax
cwes@uw.edu