Summer 2024 and Academic Year 2024-2025 FLAS Fellowship Competition

The East Asian Studies Center (EASC) will begin accepting applications for its Summer 2024 and Academic Year 2024-2025 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Competitions in November 2023. The deadline for application submission is Thursday, February 1, 2024, 4:30 p.m. EST. Please read below for specific information on the Summer 2024 and Academic Year 2024-2025 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:

2024-25 Graduate FLAS Fellowship Information Sheet
2024-25 Undergraduate FLAS Fellowship Information Sheet

  • A PDF version of the application is available for preview and planning purposes only. Applicants must complete the application itself through Qualtrics:                           

2024-2025 FLAS Fellowship Application Preview

  • 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 (link posted in Oct. 2023).
  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. Resume or CV (two pages maximum; attached in your online application).
  5. 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 FLAS Recommendation Form and provide it to their referees. Referees complete and submit via email to, by Thursday, February 1, 2024.    


    2024-2025 FLAS recommendation form731 KB

  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 Thursday, February 1, 2024 in order to be considered for a FLAS Fellowship. The FAFSA can be accessed at

Apply now! Link will be posted in Oct. 2023

For Further Information 

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the following information sessions which will take place via Zoom. Registration is required.

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. REGISTER
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2023, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. REGISTER
  • Friday, November 17, 2023, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. REGISTER
  • Monday, December 4, 2023, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. REGISTER
  • Thursday, December 7, 2023, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. REGISTER
  • Wednesday, January 10, 2024, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. REGISTER


Announcement of Competition Results

EASC will announce the results of the Summer 2024 and Academic Year 2024-2025 competition in March 2024.




Please contact EASC Assistant Director Chris White ( with any questions about the fellowship or application process.