Monday, October 27, 2008

FLAS Fellowship Workshops

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Information Sessions at UW-Seattle

• Tuesday, November 4, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 202 • Friday, November 7, 1:30-2:20pm, Thomson 202 • Wednesday, November 12, 3:30-4:20pm, Thomson 211

• Friday, November 14, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 202

• Friday, November 21, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 202 • Tuesday, December 2, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 202

• Friday, December 5, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 202

Current and incoming Graduate and Professional Students* planning to take intensive foreign language** courses during Summer 2009 and or intending to study foreign language and area or international studies during Academic Year 2009-10, mark your calendars now for one of the above sessions and R.S.V.P. to

Each workshop will cover FLAS fellowship benefits and requirements, the application process, and how summer and academic year awards may be used for study in the US or abroad.

Summer awards pay tuition up to $4,000, plus a $2,500 stipend. Graduate appointee health insurance is paid out of the tuition amount. Travel money up to $1,000 is usually available, but is not guaranteed.

Academic year awards grant tuition up to $12,000, plus a $15,000 stipend. Graduate appointee health insurance is paid out of the tuition amount.

Bring your questions. Applications will be provided. Or pick up an application in advance in Thomson 111 or 126. You may also download it from

The deadline for filing applications is January 15, 2009.

For more information contact: Mary Ann Curtis, FLAS Fellowship Coordinator,

*To qualify for the award you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

**2009-10 FLAS award languages: Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Filipino/Tagalog, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian/Malay, Italian, Japanese, Kazak, Kirgiz, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Uighur, Urdu, Uzbek, and Vietnamese.