Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

FLAS Priorities

  • Priority will be given to applicants with a high level of academic ability and with previous language training.
  • Priority will be given to applicants who are most likely to pursue government service or enter a professional field.
  • Priority will be given to applicants who show potential in meeting critical national security needs.
  • Priority will be given to those with financial need, as demonstrated by the Expected Family Contribution on the federal or UW¬†financial aid forms
  • Low priority is given to applicants who have achieved language fluency equivalent to educated native speakers in the language for which the award is sought.
  • Low priority is given to applicants proposing dissertation research or writing.

If you have questions, contact flas@uw.edu.