Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

See below for a funding opportunity for students interested in Less-Commonly Taught Languages. The deadline is March 15, 2022. 
Dear Students:
The Center for International Education (CIE) and the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLACS) are accepting applications for the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships. FLAS fellowships are prestigious awards from the U.S. Department of Education to support training in less commonly taught languages.
Students of all academic programs can apply. Studying abroad is not required.

FLAS Awards: CIE Undergraduate Summer 2022

  • $2,500 stipend
  • $5,000 maximum tuition + required fees award
  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Eligible Languages: Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, or Russian
  • Application:

FLAS Awards: CLACS Graduate Summer 2022


FLAS Awards: Academic Year 2022-23. Study a language next academic year!Undergraduate students only

  • $5,000 stipend
  • $10,000 maximum tuition award
  • CLACS languages include: Portuguese
  • CIE languages include: Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, or Russian
  • *Note: Undergraduates applying for Portuguese can apply to both CIE and CLACS FLAS Academic Year Fellowships
Deadline is March 15, 2022. Apply on (Search “FLAS”). 
Visit and for more information. For questions on the award, please contact Aimee Orndorf (CLACS),, or Kailan Brown (CIE),


*FLAS fellowships are funded by the United States Department of Education and are intended to promote the training of students who plan to make their careers in college or university teaching, government service, or other employment where knowledge of foreign languages and cultures is a prerequisite for success. FLAS awards are only available to US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents. 2022-23 FLAS awards are contingent upon funding from the US Department of Education. 

Thank you,

Aimee Orndorf                                            Kailan Brown

CLACS FLAS Coordinator                           CIE FLAS Coordinator