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Applications must be completed by February 13, 2017


FLAS Information Sessions

There will be various information sessions prior to the application deadline for students interested in applying for a FLAS award. Please note different times for undergraduate & graduate (*) applicants:

Info sessions: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (in 206 Ingraham Hall): 3:30 - 4:30pm for undergraduate student applicants; 5:00 - 6:00pm for graduate applicants | feel free to come late or leave early as your schedule demands

Open house: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 (in 336 Ingraham Hall): 11:00am - 1:00pm | drop-in with your questions

(*) Graduating seniors who plan to be in graduate or professional school at UW next year should attend an info session for graduate applicants.

FLAS fellowships are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the UW's National Resource Centers to assist students in acquiring foreign language and either area or international studies competencies. FLAS awards are only available for specific languages, and are contingent on federal funding. Please direct any questions to the FLAS Coordinator of your chosen language.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applications by students in professional fields are encouraged. Preference will be given to applicants with a high level of academic ability and with previous language training. Academic Year and Summer FLAS awards are two separate competitions requiring two separate and complete applications.

Students receiving Academic Year Fellowships must be enrolled in full-time study for the duration of the FLAS award and must take one language course and one related area or international studies course each semester. Academic Year Fellows must be admitted to or enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, or professional programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. FLAS awards may be used in some cases for undergraduates participating in official IAP programs and in very limited cases for dissertators. Please see the FLAS FAQ or contact the relevant FLAS Coordinator.

Summer Fellowships are for intensive language programs either domestically or abroad and require a separate application from the Academic Year Fellowship. (Minimum contact hours and duration of summer courses are outlined in the FLAS FAQs.) In some cases, Summer FLAS awards may be used for study on other campuses or for study at UW-Madison by non-UW students.

Complete details about FLAS at UW-Madison are available on the FLAS FAQs (your first stop) and the FLAS Languages & Coordinators pages (should you have additional questions).