Academic Programs

Scholarships and Funding

The Jackson School offers a number of opportunities for students wishing to fund their education. These opportunities are available in the form of fellowships and scholarships.

FLAS Fellowships

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

Applications for Summer 2024 and Academic Year 2024-25 FLAS fellowships are now closed. Please check back again to see when applications open for Summer 2025 and Academic Year 2025-26 FLAS fellowships!

Full guidelines and access to the application portal is available here.

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships support undergraduate, graduate and professional students in acquiring modern foreign languages and area or international studies competencies. Students from all departments and professional schools are encouraged to apply. FLAS Fellowships are available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Contingent on funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the East Asia Center annually offers Academic Year and Summer FLAS Fellowships for East Asia language (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) and area studies.

FLAS Fellows receive:

  • Academic Year Graduate: $18,000 tuition, $20,000 living stipend
  • Academic Year Undergraduate: $10,000 tuition,$5,000 living stipend
  • Summer Graduate/Undergraduate: $5,000 tuition,$3500 living stipend

For more information about FLAS Fellowships, visit our FLAS Fellowship Page or contact FLAS@uw.edu.


Program Fellowships and Scholarships

Below are a selection of scholarships and fellowships available from the Korea, Japan, and China Programs (click the program title for more information):

Korea Studies Program

Japan Studies Program

China Studies Program

The China Studies program offers several fellowship opportunities. All fellowships are by faculty nomination and applications from individual students are not considered.

For more information about fellowships and funding, visit https://jsis.washington.edu/advise/funding/.