The Foreign Language Areas Studies (FLAS) Fellowship offers funding assistance to students undergoing beginning, intermediate, or advanced training in modern foreign languages with concentrations in related international or area studies.
Undergraduates students must be at the intermediate or advanced level of language proficiency and can apply for a Less Commonly Taught Language, except French, German and Spanish.
The Summer FLAS fellowship tuition grant is up to $5,000 and a $2,500 stipend for undergraduate and graduate students.
The summer language course studied under the Summer FLAS fellowship must be the equivalent of an academic year course, at least 140 credit or contact hours (120 at the advanced level), and a minimum of six (6) weeks in length. All overseas programs of study must be at the intermediate or advanced level of language proficiency or at the beginning level if an appropriate beginning level is not available in the United States. Additionally, all overseas programs of study must be approved by the United States Department of Education at least thirty (30) days prior to the start of the program.