The East Asian Studies Center seeks applications each year for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships. These fellowships are available to all full-time graduate and professional students at all levels and in any department who are pursuing a course of study which requires advanced foreign language and area studies training. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI program, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents to apply (international students are not eligible).
The fellowships are expected to carry a stipend of $15,000 for the academic year and $2,500 for the summer semester. Academic year awards also carry an authorization for tuition and partial OSU fees for students in programs within the OSU Graduate School or up to $18,000 in tuition and fee support for professional school students. Summer awards carry an authorization for tuition and partial OSU fees (up to $5,000). Subject to approval, FLAS fellowships may also be used for foreign language and area studies at other U.S. or foreign institutions.
Summer 2017 and Academic Year 2017-2018 applications will be available in October 2016. Check back for further details.
For further information in the meantime, students may refer to last year's application which is similar to the application for 2017-18. Detailed award guidelines and application procedures are described in the application below:
2016 Graduate and Professional Student FLAS Fellowship Application (LAST YEAR'S APPLICATION FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY; CHECK BACK IN OCTOBER FOR THE 2017 APPLICATION.)
Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
For Further Information
Students are also invited to attend one of EASC's FLAS information sessions, to be held in 100 Enarson Classroom Building (2009 Millikin Road), as follows:
- Monday, November 7, 2016, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Thursday, November 10, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
- Friday, November 18, 2016, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
- Friday, December 2, 2016, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and the date of the session you plan to attend. For students not able to attend an information session, a copy of the presentation material will be available in November.
Any questions about the East Asian Studies Center FLAS Fellowship program should be directed to Amy Carey.
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