Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
The Center for African Studies provides Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships through funding from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI program. FLAS Fellowships support students taking African languages (Amharic, Arabic, Somali, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba and Zulu) and area studies coursework. The fellowships support intensive for-credit study of an African language and to promote the development of competency in African Studies either in the United States or abroad.
Costs covered by the three types of fellowships are as follows:
Visit the FLAS Fellowships Website
Academic Year Program
Please note: The Academic Year program is subject to funding from the U.S. Department of Education.
Select the appropriate online award that best suits your application (eligibility information is specific to each award). Click on the "Register" link and complete and submit the registration form.
Login to the award with your email and password.
Create your online application. Please review the FLAS Fellowships Eligibility Requirements to ensure your eligibility.
During the Call for Applications period, your application can be saved as DRAFT until all the required information is completed and attachments uploaded. As each section is complete, you will see a appear in the category tab when the application is saved. At any time, you can download and print your application by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section.
On completion, submit your application as FINAL. Download and print a copy of your application for your records by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section in the right column. Note: If an update is required prior to the Call for Applications deadline, you can make the update and resave as FINAL.
If you require assistance or additional information, please contact the The Center For African Studies Administrator.
- Application Open:
- Dec 1, 2018 00:01
- Application Close:
- Jan 31, 2019 23:59
- Reference Letter Deadline:
- Jan 28, 2019 23:59