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Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

Deadline: Completed applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on February 28, 2014.

The competition is open to graduate and undergraduate students of Columbia University and Barnard College who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents concentrating in world area studies. FLAS recipients must be enrolled in a full-time program of study (either domestic or overseas) that combines modern foreign language training with international or area studies or with the international aspects of professional or other fields of study. Eligible FLAS Middle Eastern Languages at Columbia are: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish and Hebrew. Students can apply for study at the beginning, intermediate or advanced level in each of these languages, except in the case of overseas programs of study, which must be at the intermediate or advanced level of language proficiency.

Undergraduate students must be at the intermediate or advanced level of language proficiency. All overseas programs of study must be at the intermediate or advanced level of language proficiency and must be approved by the United States Department of Education at least thirty (30) days prior to the start of the program.

FINANCIAL PROVISION: FLAS awards are contingent upon funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

The AY FLAS grant amounts are:

  • Graduate students tuition grant is $18,000 and the stipend is $15,000.
  • Undergraduate students tuition grant is $10,000 and the stipend is $5,000.
The Summer FLAS grant amounts are (for both undergraduate and graduate students):
  • up to $5,000 for tuition and a $2,500 stipend. Combined tuition and fees cannot exceed $5,000.
  • FLAS fellows are responsible for the on-time payment of the remaining tuition balance and fees.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY ONLINE FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW:

Academic Year 2014-2015
http://gsas.columbia.edu/content/flas-fellowship-academic-year

Summer 2014
http://gsas.columbia.edu/content/flas-fellowship-summer

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