Summer 2019 and Academic Year 2019-2020 FLAS Fellowship Competition

The East Asian Studies Center (EASC) is now accepting applications for its Summer 2019 and Academic Year 2019-2020 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Competitions. The deadline for application submission is Friday, February 1, 2019, 4:30 p.m. EST. Please read below for specific information on the Summer 2019 and Academic Year 2019-2020 Competitions.
Application Instructions
A complete application includes the following:
  1. The completed Online Application Form.
  2. An up‐to‐date OSU Advising Report of all courses taken and grades received, and Official Transcripts from any other previous graduate work and undergraduate work (attached in your online application).
  3. A one‐page single‐spaced Statement of Intent (attached in your online application).
  4. A Resume or CV (two pages maximum; attached in your online application).
  5. A Budget Estimate section in your online application, with relevant supporting materials attached.
  6. Three Letters of Reference from faculty members familiar with the student's work, including language capability. Applicants fill out the Student Section of the PDF icon FLAS Recommendation Form and provide it to their referees. Referees complete and submit via email to by Friday, February 1, 2019.
  7. Applicants must also separately submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to OSU's Office of Student Financial Aid by their priority deadline of Friday, February 1, 2019 in order to be considered for a FLAS Fellowship. The FAFSA can be accessed at

Apply now! EASC Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Application 2019-2020

For Further Information 

EASC will hold numerous information sessions in November and December 2018. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following sessions which will take place in Enarson Classroom Building (2009 Millikin Rd,), Room 100:

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 16, 2018, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, November 19, 2018, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 30, 2018, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Please RSVP to with your name and the date of the session you plan to attend.
Announcement of  Competition Results
EASC will announce the results of the Summer 2019 and Academic Year 2019-2020 competitions for both undergraduate and graduate/professional students in mid-March 2019.
Please contact Amy Carey, EASC senior assistant director, with any questions about the fellowship or application process, at