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 The FLAS Fellowship application for Summer 2019 and Academic Year 2019-20 will open in October 2018 and be due on January 31, 2019 at 5 PM PST.

Information Sessions

FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate, graduate and professional students in acquiring modern foreign languages and area or international studies competencies.   Students from all UW departments and schools are encouraged to apply.

Contingent on funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the six National Resource Centers of the University of Washington will offer Academic Year and Summer FLAS Fellowships in the following languages:

Arabic –Bangla –Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian -Burmese –Canadian First Nations, Métis & Inuit –Chinese -Tagalog –Hebrew –Hindi –Indonesian –Japanese –Kazakh –Khmer –Korean –Persian –Portuguese –Russian – Swahili –Thai –Turkish –Urdu -Uyghur –Vietnamese    Graduate Students Only: French (intermediate or advanced only)

Eligibility: 

The FLAS Fellowship is available to current and incoming UW students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.  It is available to students who will study one of the listed foreign languages at the intermediate or advanced level while receiving the fellowship.  More on eligibility…

FLAS Fellows receive:

  • 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

Applicants should carefully read all FLAS guidelines, including Center-specific guidelines, before applying.  If you have any questions, contact flas@uw.edu.