Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS)
Funding is available from UW-Madison
Area and International Studies Programs for
Summer Intensive Language Study (2006)
Academic Year Language/Area Studies (2006-07)
FLAS Fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education to encourage
area and international studies and to stimulate foreign language acquisition
• Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
• FLAS awards may be used for either a domestic or overseas academic program
of study. Language training taken outside of the U.S. must be at an advanced
level and requires special approval.
• FLAS recipients must be full-time graduate students.
• Academic Year FLAS recipients who are not dissertators must take at least
one area studies course and one language course each semester.
• Summer awards can be used for intensive language study in programs that
last for at least 6 weeks and provide the equivalent of a full academic year
• Applications from students in professional fields are encouraged.
• Fellowships cover the cost of tuition and provide a stipend.
Eligible Languages (note that some may only be offered in summer):
Arabic, Bashkir, Bengali, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Chuvash, Czech, Danish,
Dutch, Filipino (Tagalog), Finnish, French, German, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew,
Hindi, Hmong, Icelandic, Indonesian/Malaysian, Italian, Japanese, Javanese,
Kazak, Khmer, Lao, Korean, Kyrgyz, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish,
Portuguese, Quichua, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Swahili,
Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Tatar, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish (Azeri), Turkmen,
Tuvan, Uighur, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Xhosa, Yakut, Yoruba, Yucatec Maya
Fellowships are offered by the following Programs and Centers:
The African Studies Program, Center for East Asian Studies, Center for European
Studies, Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program, Middle East
Studies Program, Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia, Center for
South Asia, Center for South East Asian Studies, and Global Studies Program
Deadline: 6 February 2006*
*Specific requirements may vary depending on the language. Please consult the
relevant area studies program or the following website for further details and
application forms: http://www.intl-institute.wisc.edu/fellow