Thursday, October 29, 2009

FLAS Fellowships Information Session

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Information Sessions

Ø Tuesday, November 3, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 211

Ø Friday, November 6, 1:30-2:20pm, Thomson 235

Ø Tuesday, November 10, 10:30-11:20am, Denny 309

Ø Friday, November 13, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 211

Ø Wednesday, November 18, 3:30-4:20pm, Thomson 234

Ø Friday, November 20, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 211

Ø Tuesday, December 1, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 211

Ø Friday, December 4, 4:30-5:20pm, Thomson 211

Graduate and Professional Students* planning to take intensive foreign language** courses during Summer 2010 and or intending to study foreign language and area or international studies during Academic Year 2010-11, 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 awards may be used for study in the U.S. 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 to the session. 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, 2010.

To R.S.V.P. or for more information contact: Mary Ann Curtis, FLAS Fellowship Coordinator, or call 206-616-8679.


*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. Languages for 2010-11 are not yet confirmed.

***2009-10 level. These may increase for 2010-11. **** $1545 for 2009-10