FLAS Fellowships



Fellowships support undergraduate and graduate study of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Tibetan

Fellowships are available for Graduates and Undergraduates which could include a tuition and fee waiver along with a stipend of up to $5000 for Undergraduates and $15000 for Graduates.

Academic Year Fellowships Eligibility:

Graduate students:

• Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
• Current or former FLAS fellows may apply; priority is given to applicants for a first or second FLAS
• Currently must be enrolled as a graduate student OR have applied for a graduate program
• Enrolled (or applied for enrollment) in a program that combines modern foreign language (Chinese, Japanese, or Korean) with international or area studies, or research and training in the international aspects of professional or other fields of study.
• Both incoming and current graduate students: please consult your home departments for application procedures. For additional questions, please contact: Yimin Wang (CEAPS FLAS Academic Advisor), Phone: 217-244-4601/ Email: yimwang@illinois.edu

• For more detailed instructions please visit https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisflas/graduate-student-instructions/

Undergraduate students:

• Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
• Currently need to be enrolled as an undergraduate student
• Must study the language at intermediate or advanced level during the fellowship year
• Must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

• More detailed instructions and application forms are available at https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisflas/undergraduate-student-instructions/

FLAS Fellowships Selection Criteria

• Academic achievement
• Demonstrated commitment and intent to use the language and area studies knowledge in future studies and/or professional career
• Letters of reference

Academic Year Fellowships Requirements:

• Enrolled full time (12 hours) both semesters
• Registered for approved language courses and one relevant area study course per semester (501, 502 for grad students; any EALC 300-level or higher level course for undergraduates)

Summer Fellowships Requirements: Please contact Yimin Wang at yimwang@illinois.edu for more information.


(Graduate Students: please consult your home departments for internal application deadlines.)
Award/Alternate/Rejection Letters Sent: March 21, 2014
Accepted Awards due by: April 15, 2014
FLAS website: http://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisflas/
CEAPS FLAS website: http://www.eaps.illinois.edu/resources/students/flas/

For any questions, please contact:
Yimin Wang, FLAS Academic Advisor, Phone: 217-244-4601/ Email: yimwang@illinois.edu