Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

What is a FLAS Fellowship?

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/Montenegrin/Serbian, Burmese, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Indigenous languages spoken in Canada, Indonesian, Inuktitut, Japanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Uyghur, Vietnamese, Graduate Students Only: French (intermediate or advanced only).

Watch the videos below to learn more: