Letters of Recommendation

Thank you for supporting students as they apply for U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships.

Submission Instructions for Letters of Recommendation

  • References must submit letters of recommendation through the FLAS letter of recommendation submission link at the bottom of this page by February 2, 2024. KASC has extended its deadline to April 12, 2024. Please choose the recommendation submission link based on the Area Studies Center that offers your student's language of choice.

Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS)

CEAS languages include Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tibetan, and Uyghur.

CEAS FLAS Letter of Recommendation Submission

Photo collage of East Asia. CEAS

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)

CLACS languages include GuaranĂ­, Haitian Creole, Kaqchikel, Miskitu, Portuguese, Quechua, and Yucatec Maya.

CLACS FLAS Letter of Recommendation Submission

CLACS. Photo collage of Latin America

Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES)

CREES languages include Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian (BCMS), Czech, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Tajik/Persian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.

CREES FLAS Letter of Recommendation Submission

CREES. Photo collage of Eastern Europe

Kansas African Studies Center (KASC)

KASC languages include Arabic, Kiswahili, Wolof, and Yoruba.

KASC FLAS Letter of Recommendation Submission

KASC. Photo collage of Africa