About FLAS Fellowships for Foreign Language and Area Studies

Undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline who wish to study an approved foreign language are encouraged to apply for FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies) Fellowships at KU through the KU Area Studies Centers. All awards are contingent on funding from the U.S. Department of Education, (which has been secured from 2018-2022).

Award Amounts: Undergraduate Academic Year FLAS Fellowships provide up to $10,000 for tuition and a $5,000 stipend. Graduate Academic Year FLAS Fellowships provide up to $18,000 for tuition and a $15,000 stipend. Summer FLAS Fellowships (both undergraduate and graduate) provide up to $5,000 for summer tuition and a stipend of $2,500. Modest travel funds may be available for summer. 

Eligibility: Undergraduate applicants must qualify to enroll in second-year language courses or above when they begin their fellowship. Students must be enrolled to study a qualified language at KU or in an approved study abroad program or domestic summer intensive language program. Students must be US Citizens or permanent residents.

How to Apply:

***Applicant Portal Coming Soon***

Information Sessions

Monday, November 13, 2017 @4:00 p.m., Pine Room, Kansas Union
Thursday, November 30, 2017 @4:00 p.m., English Room, Kansas Union


FLAS Info Sessions for AY 2018

  • Mon. 10/22 - Pine Room, KU Union
  • Wed. 11/14 - English Room, KU Union
  • Thurs. 1/31 - English Room, KU Union
  • All sessions run 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Calendar of Events
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