Summer 2020 and Academic Year 2020-2021 FLAS Fellowship Competition

The East Asian Studies Center (EASC) is now accepting applications for its Summer 2020 and Academic Year 2020-2021 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Competitions. The deadline for application submission is Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:30 p.m. EST. Please read below for specific information on the Summer 2020 and Academic Year 2020-2021 Competitions.
Application Instructions
  • Applications and supporting materials will be submitted online through Qualtrics.
  • Before beginning an application, students should consult the relevant information sheet for specific information on eligibility requirements and application instructions for their particular competition
  • A PDF version of the application is available for preview and planning purposes only. Applicants must complete the application itself through Qualtrics.
  • Before completing the online application form, students should have all the necessary information on hand and additional documents ready for uploading into the application. The online form should take approximately 30 minutes to complete and should be completed at one time.
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 (this requirement is waived for individuals applying to study at OSU).
  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   and provide it to their referees. Referees complete and submit via email to by Monday, February 3, 2020.
  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 Saturday, February 1, 2020 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 2020-2021

For Further Information 

EASC will hold numerous information sessions in November and December 2019. 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 13, 2019, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 15, 2019, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, November 18, 2019, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Monday, November 25, 2019, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6, 2019, 10:00 - 11:00 a.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 2020 and Academic Year 2020-2021 competitions for both undergraduate and graduate/professional students in mid-March 2020.
Please contact Amy Carey, EASC senior assistant director, with any questions about the fellowship or application process, at